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Mary Catherine Bateson
(1939-____) born on
Dec 08
US anthropologist, teacher, writer. She has written/coauthored eight books, including "Composing a Life" and "With a Daughter's Eye: A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson" [her parents].
         
   
F
Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.

R
There are few things as toxic as a bad metaphor. You can't think without metaphors.
A
Goals too clearly defined can become blinkers.
N
The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism is essential to democracy.
K
The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A World of Ideas," 1989.
R: "A World of Ideas," 1989.
A: "Composing a Life," 1989.
N: "Composing a Life," 1989.
K: "With a Daughter's Eye," 1984.
   


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