in reply to If I found the source code for the Universe, the first thing I'd do:

Since the source code is probably a) badly commented and b) insanely bodged up, I think we'd need to refactor the entire code base.

A smaller task would be to debug the source code for human cognition. Can we try to remove the one for willful ignorance?

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