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Is the use of Block to temporarily override definitions inherently unsafe? [duplicate]

This may have been discussed before, if so, please let me know. Consider the following example: x = 5 Dynamic[{Clock[], x}] This will always display the ...
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Treat all variables as local in a module [duplicate]

In most languages, any variable defined inside a function is considered local. ...