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1. A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer. Several little flirts and vibrations. (Addison) With many a flirt and flutter. (E. A. Poe)

2. [Cf. LG. Flirtje, g. Flirtchen. See Flirt] One who flirts; especially, a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl. Several young flirts about town had a design to cast us out of the fashionable world. (Addison)

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Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... based on behaviors conducive to reproduction or survival as the “Complex Behavior Exaptation Hypothesis”. CBE Hypothesis for short. I also want to flirt with four other ideas in considering this topic: artificial intelligence, alien intelligence, the use of computer-simulated worlds for experimentation, ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
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