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Matz, why?

In “The Well Grounded Rubyist”, David Black talks about the “Class/Object Chicken-and-Egg Paradox”:

The class Class is an instance of itself; that is, it’s a Class object. And there’s more. Remember the class Object? Well, Object is a class… but classes are objects. So, Object is an object. And Class is a class. And Object is a class, and Class is an object.

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