"...the maximum significant wave height—a measure of a storm's intensity—is 2.2 meters, but individual waves may top out at 4.5 meters."
Given a good programmer, the paradigm doesn't much matter. Given a bad programmer, the paradigm isn't going help.
Perhaps, but I'd consider myself a mediocre programmer, so that's probably where the paradigm differences matter...
Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982