On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions of meaning with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers - some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives.
The wise linguist and anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson explores the matter of life as an improvisational art, at every age. As the daughter of the iconic anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, she’s had an ability to move through the world as both an original observer and a joyful participant. She’s composed a life that is far more settled but always in dialogue with the memory of her brilliant, globe-trotting, unconventionally-coupled parents.