Quotes by Gregory Bateson

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It takes two to know one.
All experience is subjective.
The new comes out of the random.
Science probes; it does not prove.
Life and 'Mind' are systemic processes.
Logic is a poor model of cause and effect.
Multiple descriptions are better than one.
Wisdom is the intelligence of the system as a whole.
Information: any difference that makes a difference.
Information is a difference that makes a difference.
Creative thought must always contain a random component.
Without context words and actions have no meaning at all.
The meaning of your communication is the response you get.
Play is the establishment and exploration of relationship.
Language commonly stresses only one side of any interaction.
Every move we make in fear of the next war in fact hastens it.
The creature that wins against its environment destroys itself.
Rigor alone is paralytic death, but imagination alone is insanity.
We are most of us governed by epistemologies that we know to be wrong.
We do not know enough about how the present will lead into the future.
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