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Then he remembered the cant he had talked, during the year that he had majored in English, when he was in his twenties: “levels of meaning.” “the semantic problem.” “the symbolical level.” Well, there were plenty of substitutes for knowledge and insight—false metaphors everywhere.

Walter Tevis, The Man Who Fell to Earth [Amazon]

Hermetic quote Tevis Man Fell to Earth plenty of substitutes for knowledge and insight