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ment. Anxiety is anxious in the face of the “nothing” of the world; but this does not mean that in anxiety we experience something like the absence of what is presentat-hand within-the-world. The present-at-hand must be encountered in just such a way that it does not have any involvement whatsoever, but can show itself in an empty mercilessness.] noted: This goes too far. Things do not lose all involvement whatsoever, but rather the involvement itself shows itself as ‘to no purpose’. The teapot is still ‘for tea’—but of what use is that? But see p. 403. noted: Camus. noted. noted. [We shall not trace further how science has its source in authentic existence.] noted: It does not seem to follow from this that science offers a particularly authentic way of existing; ‘The main objection, the whole objection’ says Kierkegaard, ‘to natural science may simply and formally be expressed thus, absolutely: it is incredible that a man who has thought infinitely about himself as spirit could think of choosing natural science (with empirical material) as his life’s work and aim.’—Journals, No. 619. And Nietzsche: ‘Science as self—anaesthetic—do you know that?’—The Genealogy of Morals, Third Essay. But it must be remembered that Heidegger is speaking of ‘science’ as it ought to be, not as it necessarily is. See p. 447. [Factical Dasein exists as born; and, as born, it is already dying, in the sense of Being-towards-death.] u/l: Jåtipaccayå jaråmara~aµ. [if the ‘temporal’ distance from “now and today” is of no primary constitutive significance for the historicality of entities that are authentically historical, this is not because these entities are not ‘in time’ and are timeless,] ‘entities … historical’ u/l: Dasein. [Once one has grasped the finitude of one’s existence, it snatches one back from the endless multiplicity of possibilities which offer themselves as closest to one—those of comfortableness, shirking, and taking things lightly—and brings Dasein into the simplicity of its fate.] ‘and taking things lightly’ u/l: ‘Taking things lightly’ is not at all the


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