This page is about Lisp. It is about the language – its dialects, behavior, properties, benefits, and idiosyncracies. It is not about Lisp tools, modes, programming tips, patterns, cliches, and such. Basic Lisp info (e.g. ListStructure) is OK.

LISP is worth learning for a different reason – 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. (You can get some beginning experience with LISP fairly easily by writing and modifying editing modes for the Emacs text editor.) – Eric Raymond, How to Become a Hacker (

Here is a general article on Lisp: WikiPedia:Lisp_programming_language.

Here are some of the pages about Lisp on EmacsWiki: