RE: groupthink gauntlet: MacArthur's ill-fated drive toward the Yalu

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Wed 04 Feb 2004 - 03:16:36 GMT

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    At 09:42 PM 03/02/04 +0000, derek wrote:
    > > now, but she did coin the word. She gets credit in
    > > Hofstadter's
    > > _MetaMagical Themas_.
    >I've never understood why, since the adjective
    >'memetic' appears in Selfish Gene. Once an adjective
    >like that has been coined, the noun is surely implicit?

    Could you cite the page please? It is amusing if true because Dawkins didn't like the word. (Though he did use the phase "population memeticist" on page 194.)

    Keith Henson

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