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Comment author: Luke_A_Somers 16 January 2017 09:22:42PM 0 points [-]

Yes, outcome. Look at what each word is actually describing. Irrationality is about process. Suboptimal is about outcome -- if you inefficiently but reliably calculate good strategies for action, that's being slow, not suboptimal in the way we're talking about, so it's not about process.