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- Gregory Bateson (9 May 1904 – 4 July 1980) was an English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician, and cyberneticist" timestamp="2017-01-10T05:32:56Z" />

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Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another

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 There is a strong tendency in explanatory prose to... by Gregory Bateson at QuoteAbout.net
Money is always transitively valued. More money is supposedly always better than less money

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Numbers are the product of counting. Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next

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Members of weakly religious families get, of course, no religious training from any source outside the family

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Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains

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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

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 Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare,... by Gregory Bateson at QuoteAbout.net
Synaptic summation is the technical term used in neurophysiology for those instances in which some neuron C is fired only by a combination of neurons A and B

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 To think straight, it is advisable to expect all... by Gregory Bateson at QuoteAbout.net
Logic is a poor model of cause and effect

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