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A body is any economic system considered as a mechanism of capture and appropriation, a region of matter-energy flow that has a relative consistency even as it is plugged into a network of other flows, slowing them down, cooling them off. But bodies are not all-powerful in their captures. A body is also defined by what overpowers it, by what escapes it. 9 A social body: the student body, the Corps of Engineers. A political body: the body politic. A body is a differential ratio of rate of capture over rate of escape.
Beaufret finds a clue in Hölderlin’s reference later in the Remarks to the ‘categorical turn/reversal’ [kategorischen Umkehr] whereby humankind responds to the moment when the god ‘categorically turns’ [sich kategorisch wendet] (SWB, II, p. 396). 17 Kant’s categorical law, in Hölderlin’s view, is a sobering force that returns moderns to their native lucidity and disabuses them of their pretensions to understand the divine language of intuitive reason. Kantian morality is devoid of theophany, and hence ‘it is no longer a vision of God, but already the retreat of the divine.
Jack M. Sasson, Jonah: A New Translation, with Introduction, Commentary, andInterpretation [The Anchor Bible] [New York: Doubleday, 1990, pp. 101–2]). 7 Lindon’s translation is ‘Encore quarante jours et Ninive sera bouleversée’ (Lindon, p. 40). Lindon adds in a footnote: ‘As in French, the word [nehp~ket, rendered as bouleversée] has a literal and a figurative sense (I Samuel, 10:6: “You will be changed into another man”)’. The King James version reads ‘Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown’.