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FINK: fv is lightning and fire. If one wishes to speak here of a complex, one can do so only if one understands by it an encompassing unity that the many in entirety gather in themselves. HEIDEGGER: We must think fv, the one [das Eine], as the unifying. To be sure, the one can have the meaning of the one and only, but here it has the character of unifying. If one translates the passage in question from Fr. 10, "out of everything, one; and out of one, everything," this is a thoughtless translation.
FtQQ that works down from the sun's course to what nourishes itself from the sun's light. However, does the sun also have jd'tQQ in yet a completely different sense? toc;, which is bound to the measures of its course and which apportions from there the nourishing tire to everything found in the sunlight, is this mwc; squeezed into measures in a completely other sense? li'tQQ in such a manner that the entire double domain of light is determined by measures? wc; is in no way formulated here. It is not a matter of the insight that the sun's course is subject to any inviolable natural law, for then the second sentence would have no meaning.
E [established, brought to light]; the way that war is ·king of Jtavta is said in ~l'tOLTJOE [made]. Fr. 90 mentions the reference between Jtavta and the exchange of fire: lt\lQO~ 1:£ nvt<11J0tf3TJ ta ltclvtQ xat ltUQ Mclvt(l)'V. 10 Here lv is addressed by name as fire, as it was formerly designated as lightning. The relationship between fire and ltclvta does not have the character here of bare ytvE