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Expressiveness of my intent.

I want someone reading my code to be able to easily see what operations I was trying to invoke on the domain. Similarly I try to minimize non-semantic junk (braces, 'function' keywords in js, etc) to make scanning easier.

Of course you gotta balance that by maintainability. I love writing functions that return functions and all sorts of advanced techniques and they DO further my goal, but if the benefit is slight I will err on the side of sticking to techniques that solid jr programmers would be familiar with.

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