Sunday, February 26, 2012

Dawkins quoting Darwin on his Theory of Natural Selection

“I doubt whether the use of any term would have made the subject intelligible to some minds.”

[In predicting whether the idea, or rather the term, “Natural Selection”, would survive, Darwin reveals his own latent understanding of memetics…]

“Whether it will be rejected must now depend on “The survival of the fit…”

p180, Darwin’s 1866 Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences
in p87 of Dawkins’ Extended Phenotype

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