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  • by wickline (135) on 2002.07.24 4:21 (#11009) Journal

    Any time I have to struggle through an annoying-to-read text,
    I just think of the following, and my burden is lighter:

        May world in its worlding be the nearest of all nearing
        that nears, as it brings the truth of Being near to man's
        essence, and so gives man to belong to the disclosing
        brining-to-pass that is a brining into its own.

    Now I gather that German can be a real bitch to translate into
    English, and since I can't do it, I probably shouldn't poke fun

    ...but I do anyways. WTF *is* that!?! :)
      isbn 0061319694
      The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays
      Martin Heidegger
      translated and with an introduction by William Lovitt
      harper torchbooks 1977
      paperback edition, 14th or 15th printing, page 48
      at end of essay entitled "The Turning"