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Alan Kay's answer to Why is functional programming seen as the opposite of OOP rather than an addition to it? - Quora
So: both OOP and functional computation can be completely compatible (and should be!). There is no reason to munge state in objects, and there is no reason to invent “monads” in FP. We just have to realize that “computers are simulators” and figure out what to simulate.

I will be giving a talk on these ideas in July in Amsterdam (at the “CurryOn” conference).
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