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Comment author: timtyler 15 June 2012 12:22:50AM 3 points [-]

We had better talk about "optimization" then, or we will talk past each other.

Optimization has the same problem. Optimization literally refers to a consequentialist creature using its future forecasting abilities to determine how an object or meme would better suit its goals and altering that thing accordingly.

Nonsense. Look it up.