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

From: derek gatherer (
Date: Wed 04 Feb 2004 - 08:54:28 GMT

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    > 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.)

    Yes, you are correct. Dawkins didn't use the adjective 'memetic' but actually the noun
    'memeticist'. Since we know that one who does
    'genetics' is a 'geneticist', doesn't the coinage of
    'memeticist' necessarily imply somebody who does........?

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