Re: virus: Dawkins Controversy.

David McFadzean (
Mon, 29 May 1995 09:48:41 -0600

At 12:06 PM 5/28/95 -0600, Duane Daniel Hewitt wrote:
>Please excuse my ignorance but could somebody inform me as to the
>"controversy" over Dawkins' work that is mentioned on the Hyper Weirdness
>page on memetics.

The controversy revolved around the strawman argument of genetic
determinism which, of course, Dawkins never advocated.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Merak Projects Ltd.