Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Being is starting to become question-worthy. We understand something of the well-worn, much-used “is”—or at least we understand that there is here something to be grasped. This grasping has its own proper law and its unique measure.
The law of philosophy—philosophy has its own law. How we situate ourselves in relation to its rests with us alone. We can expose ourselves to this law and thereby sustain it. We can also keep away from it. But as usual—
What remains: the shocking greatness of this (so slight at the beginning) labor. It is a labor that has been standing for two millennia—and it will stand in the future. It will stand especially against all the volumes full of the idle talk and pen pushing of everyone today.
P. 152
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