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**stotastic » R**, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)I am an R user! And I see a whole army of R users, here in defiance of tyranny. You’ve come to use R as free men… and free men you are. What will you do with that freedom? Will you use R? Use R and you may use the command line. Use SAS, and you’ll use a GUI… at least for a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willing to trade ALL the GUIs, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they’ll never take… OUR COMMAND LINE!

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