Lisp is worth learning for the profound enlightenment experience you will have when you finally get it; that experience will make you a better programmer for the rest of your days, even if you never actually use Lisp itself a lot.
Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication. ... or, the adventures of an earthling on a quest for the lost shtukas
I am a mathematician and software engineer. I worked for large companies (Investment Banks in London and Amsterdam) as well as startups (mostly London). I studied mathematics and computer science in Paris (Université Paris Diderot) and London (King's College London). Nowadays, I am studying and practicing the Force at the Guardian.
Fun facts about me: personal & professional.