Where is the pattern-that-connects?

I am currently (re)reading my entire set of the collected works of Gregory Bateson. One of the most interesting passages is in an earlier work where Gregory Bateson’s father, William Bateson (1861-1926) who formed the term ‘genetics’, initially describes what became an enduring theme in Gregory’s work, being the ‘pattern that connects’.¬†William Bateson observed (in […]