“Diversity is essential to happiness, and in Utopia there is hardly any.” (Bertrand Russell) Photo by @chuttersnap. The Problem The distill (formerly radix) package offers an excellent option in the R Markdown ecosystem to create beautifully typed websites. I was using it one day and looking into customizing the syntax highlighting theme. Then I found this issue: I was a bit surprised and sad that there is no easy way to customize …