Chapter One: What Is A Meme?

Victor Danilchenko danilche at cs.umass.edu
Mon Aug 17 15:54:54 EST 1998


Ted wrote:
> 
> Marshall Paul wrote:
> >
> > Arthur T. Murray wrote in message << a bunch of stuff>>
> >
> > So, now define <<grok>>.
> 
> IIRC, it's from _Stranger in a Strange Land_, by Robert Heinlein.  It
> supposed to mean "to understand really well."  It's mostly used by
> sci-fi enthusiasts who want to sound hip and trendy.

	"Grok" also has the overtone of something akin to "enlightenment"
Zen-style -- you either "grok" it, or you don't.

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