Martin Heidegger, "What Is Metaphysics?" Part 2d

II. The Elaboration of the Question

We “hover” in anxiety. [We] away from ourselves. [W]here there is nothing to hold onto, pure Dasein is all that is still there. [So that w]ith the fundamental mood of anxiety we have arrived at that occurrence in human existence in which the nothing is revealed and from which it must be interrogated.

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