Been a while since I posted a quote. Here’s a very true one from Heinlein’s very quotable Time Enough for Love. 💬
The phrase ‘we (I) (you) simply must —’ designates something that need not be done. ‘That goes without saying’ is a red warning. ‘Of course’ means you had better check it yourself. These small-change cliches and others like them, when read correctly, are reliable channel markers.