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Good enough -- many thanks, Wayne.
> This is apparently from The Selfish Gene, somewhere...
> "Of course," Dawkins writes, "the personification of the gene is not to
> be taken literally ... Personification is sometimes a useful device, and
> for critics to accuse us of taking it literally is almost as stupid as
> taking it literally in the first place. Physicists are not literally
> charmed by their particles and the critic who would so accuse them is a
> tiresome pedant."
> - since it was mentioned in a review of the same at
> - Wade
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