virus: Dawkins and Memetics

Reed Konsler (
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 18:04:31 -0500

>From: KMO <>
>Date: Sat, 22 Feb 1997 12:30:30 -0800

>If you want to read Dawkins' most involved discourse on memes, check out
>chpaters 5 and 6 of "The Extended Phenotype." The title of chapter 6 is
>"Organisms, Groups and Memes: Replicators or Vehicles?" You might also
>want to take a look at chapter 5 of the book he wrote for the Science
>Masters series "River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life." Chapter 5
>is called "The Replication Bomb."

You're right, I neglected these even though they are sitting on my desk
right in front of me.


Reed Konsler