Smit Shah

God As Exception

I come from a science background.

Every event, every action can be explained by a cause, a reason for it happening.

However, there are times when we can not explain why or how an event occured.

We call them Miracles, Luck etc.


Along the same line of thinking, while programming, we try to address all possible scenarios. 

We parse, and process all possible values to avoid unexpected results.

However, even than, we have "unhandled exceptions"

Shouldnt we rather call them "act of god?"

What do you think of the pseudo code below?



  Dim Data as String


  return "Success"

Catch God as Exception

  return "Act of God"

End Try


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