This passage of Heidegger has been rolling around in my head all day. It must be connected to something else I have on my mind. Lord willing, I will eventually figure out what that is.
Thirst for knowledge and greed for explanations never lead to a thinking inquiry. Curiosity is always the concealed arrogance of a self-consciousness that banks on a self-invented ratio and its rationality. The will to know does not will to abide in hope before what is worthy of thought. –“A Dialogue on Language”