It concludes with a kicker:
Thus, as competent GAs and their derivatives take hold, I predict that there will be a decrease in the numbers of bad GA/EC papers advocating weird combinations of operators and weird techniques on strange grounds and an increase in landscape learning and adaptation. I certainly hope so.
Me too. Looking at indices for some conference proceedings makes me want to mischievously use them as the basis of a random title generator. Have I blogged my alchemy-theology scale rant model yet?