Correction

Kathy G. is absolutely right; I have no empirical data to back up my claim that Jesus weeps about coding problems. Once again, she has caught me, though in my defense, I don't think she has produced convincing evidence that Jesus does not weep about coding problem. Nonetheless, I think that at this point we have to regard this assertion as unproven. I regret the error.

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Megan McArdle is a columnist at Bloomberg View and a former senior editor at The Atlantic. Her new book is The Up Side of Down.

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