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Great question! Understanding recursion is the "whoa" that has had the biggest reverberation through my life on computers. I first learned it on Scheme/Lisp in college (where recursion is not just a good idea, it's the law!), but I still get a little bit of that thrill each time I use it in an algorithm in any language.

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