And the old sexy. Back in the day, UNIX was a piece of garbage and the future was LISP machines, if you asked a lot of people. Nowadays, to similar people, C/Go/Java are garbage and the future is, I dunno, Haskell or something.
I like the idea of LISP, I not only aced the SICP class back in college but tutored it, too. I get it. And I wouldn't use a LISP for the majority of the work I do these days, it's just harder to work with than imperative code for a lot of normal, boring business use cases. You can write imperative code in a functional style when you have to, it's a lot harder to get the imperative advantages from a purely functional language.