Bateson Reading Group - Video Dialogue - Week 20

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Date/Time: 27 Jun 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm America/New_York

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The Bateson Reading Group is a weekly series of virtual meetings, conducted via Zoom video conference, with accompanying discussion in the Readers Underground forum channel @ Infinite Conversations.

Reading Schedule

Legend : GB=Gregory Bateson’s “Steps to an Ecology of Mind” ; NB=Nora Bateson’s “Small Arcs of Larger Circles”

Week 20

GB: Ecology and Flexibility in Urban Civilization
NB: Christmas is a Time Pivot
NB: Ink

Wrap-up, further readings (Where Angels Fear to Tread : Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred)

This will be our final session on the Bateson readings. It has been quite a ride! I am looking forward to the breather, but I will also miss the sessions!


@Douggins The top post needs to be a wiki style post for me to edit it and put in the link to the vimeo file, which is

By the way, I was unable to restore the version that doesn’t show us all in little windows, I think my preferences must be set to record this version rather than the other when it saves onto my computer and I hit this option by mistake when I set up the record. Sorry about that.

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