If all language is metaphorical, what in the ultimate referent if not that which is unspeakable, or indeed, unknowable?
The illusion of understanding is the beginning-point of idolatry.
The mystic says: I see, but do not yet understand.
The skeptic says: I understand, but do not see.
The enlightened seeker says: I am.
The troubled seeker asks: What is truth?
The Master replies: