Dark Labour

 

What is frequently appreciated in many so-called symbols is exactly their vagueness, their openness, their fruitful ineffectiveness in expressing a “final” meaning, so that with symbols and by symbols one indicates what is always beyond one’s reach.
Reference
Umberto Eco, Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language, cited in J Awbrey & S. Awbrey, Interpretation as Action: The Risk of Inquiry
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