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Exactly. Functional programming may or may not be "worth it" to use for one particular problem or another.

However, if we ask ourselves whether functional programming is worth learning (as I suspect the poster is really asking), then the answer is clearly yes, if for no other reason than that's the only way you can make an informed decision as to whether it's worth applying FP to that particular problem of yours.

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