chapter  12
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Limits of Curiosity and Its Satisfaction

When the answer cannot be put into words, neither can the question be put into words. The riddle does not exist. If a question can be framed at all, it is also possible to answer it.1

Similarly, Knight claims:

We have seen that inquiry presupposes . . . an unknown based on fact . . . and faith that such knowledge exists . . . any question which

violates one of these presuppositions of inquiry is meaningless for that purpose.2