Say it again y'all
"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman
Programming is an art and a good program is a work of art. It looks nifty to me.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.