Dr. King poses the ontological question "What is being itself?" and quotes Paul Tillich's "Systematic Theology."

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[Crossed Out: In seeking to as] The central ontological question is: What is being itself? In seeking to answer this question one is not attempting to determining the meaning of a group of beings, but rather one is attempting to get back to that something which is thought implicitly, or sometimes explicitly when something is said to be. [Page 2] "It investigates the character of everything that is in so far as it is." (p. 163)
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