The Parable of the Boiled Frog LO19907

Art Kleiner (
Wed, 18 Nov 1998 20:27:55 -0500

Replying to LO19864 --

Mary Catherine Bateson, in conversation, attributed the parable to her
father, Gregory Bateson. I saw another reference somewhere that cited
Desmond Morris as the original source. It was always a "thought
experiment," not a real experiment. Art K.

At 10:34 AM -0500 11/16/98, C.J. Saft wrote:

>Last Friday I was at a colleague's house. In the course of discussion, he
>wanted to know if the "boiled frog" in the 5th discipline (p22) is based
>in science or if it is a metaphor.

-- Art Kleiner,,


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