All experience is subjective.

Gregory Bateson Experience Quote

Every move we make in fear of the next war in fact hastens it.

Gregory Bateson Fear Quote

In the transmission of human culture people always attempt to replicate to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning not DNA.

Gregory Bateson Learning Quote

Science like art religion commerce warfare and even sleep is based on presuppositions.

Gregory Bateson Religion Quote

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.

Gregory Bateson Education Quote

It is I claim nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future.

We do not know enough about how the present will lead into the future.

Gregory Bateson Future Quotes