No! This is standard wisdom. The true enigmas are answers without questions. Philosophers don't provide answers to questions. We have the answers: reality. Philosophers' duty is to provide the horizon of meaning.
Obviously, I agree. Equally obvious, however, you don't teach philosophy: People are utterly unconcerned with how the mental is related to the physical or with how a symbol might mean something to begin with. And it is the (daily academic) job of a philosopher to make this seem problematic.
well, i like my aphorisms unqualified if they are to qualify as aphorisms, so to speak...
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