From: Henk van Tuijl <h.vantuijl@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2000 23:17:20 +0200
Please do go on with the analogies! And please do go on with
keeping us informed about your reading of the "Beitraege"!
Central in Heidegger's story, at least so it seems to me, is the
fact that Beyng is independent of beings - it encompasses both
Being and not-Being and transcends the ontological difference.
The _Zeugnis_ for for this all-transcending Beyng is death. It
seems to be the function of the last God to be the key to the
the Truth of Beyng. He is the key because He dies - i.e. he is
There are many parallels in Heidegger's writings. Ttruth as
_alaetheia_ is not an eternal truth but a truth that passes by.
And. to name just one other example, see Heidegger's
references to Heraclitus and the smouldering fire that lights
up only to die again.
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