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# Uncomment for a colored prompt, if the terminal has the capability; turned
# off by default to not distract the user: the focus in a terminal window
# should be on the output of commands, not on the prompt
#force_color_prompt=yes

- from the default Ubuntu (Debian?) .bashrc

Seriously? Moralizing about the use of colour on a console? Who the Hell are you, the Talibash?

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I was wondering how to explain the concept of a ‘bit’ when the thought struck me that we have a perfect illustration in Genesis, chapter 1:

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness.