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Comment author: gwern 20 August 2012 04:59:36PM 0 points [-]

I presented it as a quote, and it's very easily googleable, so I didn't provide a full cite or anything, no.

And organisms can be said to be fitness maximizers, once it is realized that functional generalizations are always riddled with exceptions.

One of the exceptions is exactly the point of the quote.