Gregory Bateson

Gregory Bateson

English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician and cyberneticist
Perhaps there is no such thing as unilateral power. After all, the man in power depends on receiving information all the time from outside. He responds to that information just as much as he causes things to happen... it is an interaction, and not a lineal situation.More Gregory Bateson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Logic is a poor model of cause and effect.More Gregory Bateson quotes [10/11/2011 11:10:41]
Some tools of thought are so blunt that they are almost useless; others are so sharp that they are dangerous. But the wise man will have the use of both kinds.More Gregory Bateson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Rather, for all objects and experiences, there is a quantity that has optimum value. Above that quantity, the variable becomes toxic. To fall below that value is to be deprived.More Gregory Bateson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No organism can afford to be conscious of matters with which it could deal at unconscious levels.More Gregory Bateson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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