The Disclosure of World

Consider the fall of man. Then think on another who makes use of the language of the fall. How does another who speaks in this way speak of the world? Well, another’s world would surely be a fallen one—which could not be ‘cleansed by baptism’. Either another speaks in a way which discloses a fallen…

Inauthentic Speech

Should I always have to speak authentically? Or can I say to a lover, “What does God tell you now?—Now that you have fallen out of love with me? Am I still “the one you will marry” as he told you before? Or does he tell you now that was only a test? Or…?” Well,…

Heidegger, Being with

A: After studying John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson’s translation of Being and Time for nearly two years, I am of the opinion, as I was from the first reading, that being with cannot be an existentiale of which there is reciprocation. But in saying so, this does not exclude being with from worthy qualification. If…

Experiential Language

Today a question draws my attention. Yet I have not raised this question to any friend, colleague, or lover, since I can only imagine the trouble it might bring along with it. Consequently, I do not know if this is a question of my own, or something easily relatable. My question regards facts. This is…