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of experiencing this transition and of understanding it as something experienced. Surely this sort of thing is denied to any particular Dasein in relation to itself.] ‘Surely … itself.’ noted: Actually not—except for the arahat. But such refinements are out of H’s range. Perhaps it is of no great consequence for his discussion. [Even the Dasein of Others, when it has reached its wholeness in death, is no-longer-Dasein, in the sense of Being-nolonger-in-the-world. Does not dying mean going-out-ofthe-world, and losing one’s Being-in-the-world? Yet when someone has died, his Being-no-longer-in-the-world (if we understand it in an extreme way) is still a Being, but in the sense of the Being-just-present-at-hand-and-no-more of a corporeal Thing which we encounter. In the dying of the other we can experience that remarkable phenomenon of Being which may be defined as the change-over of an entity from Dasein’s kind of Being (or life) to no-longer-Dasein. The end of the entity qua Dasein is the beginning of the same entity qua something present-at-hand.] noted: The Other’s body has changed its significance. It is no longer the point of view that I am not. [‘One is’ what one does.] noted: NoD, SN, kamma. [the ‘variations’ in which we are chiefly interested are those of end and totality;] ‘of’ u/l: i.e. belonging to (not: that are). [Dasein must, as itself, become—that is to say, be—what it is not yet.] noted. [When we speak of the “not-yet” of the unripeness, we do not have in view something else which stands outside, and which—with utter indifference to the fruit—might be present-at-hand in it and with it. What we have in view is the fruit itself in its specific kind of Being.] last sentence noted: A fruit is as a coming-to-ripeness. [The sum which is not yet complete] ‘The sum’ is circled: i.e. not ‘the sum of the fruit’ but ‘a sum as such’. Read ‘a sum that is not yet …’. [“not-yet” (of unripeness)] changed to: “not-yet” (i.e. of unripeness) [by] u/l: omit ‘by’. [The road stops. Such an ending does not make the road disappear, but such a stopping is determinative for the road

Early Writings (Seeking the Path - Ñāṇavīra Thera)  

Part B includes two early essays (Nibbana and Anatta and Sketch for a Proof of Rebirth) as well as notes from a Commonplace Book and Margina...

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