By Arthur C. Clarke
2001 : L'Odyssée de l'espace (titre unique : 2001: an area Odyssey) est un roman de science-fiction écrit en 1968 par Arthur C. Clarke parallèlement au tournage du movie de Stanley Kubrick, 2001, l'Odyssée de l'espace.
L'histoire est basée sur plusieurs nouvelles d'Arthur C. Clarke dont notamment l. a. Sentinelle (1951). Le roman a european trois suites formant les Odyssées de l'espace.
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2) 'To take what is not given' means the appropriation of what is not given. It refers to the removing of someone else's property, to the stealing of it, to theft. 'What is not given' means that which belongs to someone else. 'Taking what is not given' is then the will to steal anything that one perceives as belonging to someone else, and to act so as to appropriate it. Its blameworthiness depends partly on the value of the property stolen, partly on the worth of its owner. Five factors are involved: someone else's belongings, the awareness that they are someone else's, the thought of theft, the action of carrying it out, the taking away as a result of it.
M. Hare's translation from his Woven Cadences of Early Buddhists (1944). This is one of the finest pieces of Buddhist translation in English, and I cannot hope to improve on it. (4) Behind the respect for the moral rules lies the awareness of the inexorable law of Karma, which rewards good deeds and punishes evildoing. Enlightened self-interest should therefore prompt us to lead good lives. I have illustrated this side of the Buddhist respect for morality by two chapters, comprising thirty-nine verses, from the Dharmapada, one of the most revered collections of sacred verses.
Part Two - Doctrines 1 - Morality The spiritual training of a Buddhist is divided into three parts, known respectively as morality, meditation, and wisdom. A morally blameless or virtuous life is the basis of all other achievements. D. 400. (2) The monks, in their turn, were subject to some 250 rules of monastic restraint, known as the Pratimoksha rules, of which we possess about a dozen different recensions. My selection is taken from the Book of Discipline of the Sarvastivadins, who were the most influential and widespread of the Indian schools.
2001: L'odyssée de l'espace (Cycle des Odyssées de l’espace, Livre 1) by Arthur C. Clarke