I've always thought verbs were a bit underrated. Earlier this year I wrote:
I don't care so much about the interior lives of things; people and computer objects alike should be judged on what they do, not what you think they "are". (Conversely, from a Bayesian analysis point of view, what they "are" will influence what they are likely to "do", so getting a handle on what they "are" is better than relying on individual observations of their action.)It reminds me of that Geocities-era classic Object Oriented Programming Oversold! - though you need the Wayback machine to see it.
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