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Mary Catherine Bateson

Mary Catherine Bateson (born December 8, 1939) is an American writer and cultural anthropologist.

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    The caretaking has to be done. “Somebody’s got to be the mommy.” Individually, we underestimate this need, and as a society we make inadequate provision for it. Women take up the slack, making the need invisible as we step in to fill it.
    —Mary Catherine Bateson (20th century)

    One can think of life after the fish is in the canoe.
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    Russian Communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great.
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    Traditionally in American society, men have been trained for both competition and teamwork through sports, while women have been reared to merge their welfare with that of the family, with fewer opportunities for either independence or other team identifications, and fewer challenges to direct competition. In effect, women have been circumscribed within that unit where the benefit of one is most easily believed to be the benefit of all.
    —Mary Catherine Bateson (b. 1939)