process of the earth as are found in the external and dependent processes of isolated physical
corporeality. The demonstration of this likeness is effected by changing the determinations, through
abstraction, from their characteristic differences and conditions into superficial generalities like
attraction. Thus forces and laws are imaginatively drawn in which the particular, the concrete
concept, and the conditions are lacking and are then fantasised as an addition, partly as an external
substance and partly by analogy.
A primary difference marks the fixed idea 'of the substantial, immutable diversity of the elements,
which is posited once and for all by the understanding on the basis of the processes of the isolated