“Is”, “is.” “is”—the idiocy of the word haunts me. If it were abolished, human thought might…”

““Is”, “is.” “is”—the idiocy of the word haunts me. If it were abolished, human thought might begin to make sense. I don’t know what anything “is”; I only know how it seems to me at this moment.”

 Robert Anton Wilson, The Historical Illuminatus Chronicles