ZDNet: Is Linux Your OS Religion?

“I have come to the conclusion that picking a desktop operating
system is a lot like picking a religion. No matter what choice is
made, for many it will be made on faith alone– and with the
absolute certainty that their choice is the only true choice! Once
that choice is made, no discussion of the relative merits of
alternative choices will be entertained.

“What is it that makes some people zealots about which desktop
OS to use…?”