Stu wrote in post #994213:
>
> As Robert pointed out Ruby may not be the best language to learn
> functional programming concepts with.
>

I would agree with that.  Functional programming is much different than 
creating a ruby closure.


> Also is there a canonical or pedagogical tutorial for me to start
> with? Hello, World! =)
>

Learn you a Haskell for great Good!

http://learnyouahaskell.com/

Just start the tutorial, and see what you can see.

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