Winds of Dune

"Thou shalt not disfigure the soul."

Quotes from the Orange Catholic Bible, taken from Frank Herbert's Dune Chronicles as I re-read the series.

ORANGE CATHOLIC BIBLE: the "Accumulated Book," the religious text produced by the Commission of Ecumenical Translators. It contains elements of most ancient religions, including the Maometh Saari, Mahayana Christianity, Zensunni Catholicism and Buddislamic traditions. Its supreme commandment is considered to be: "Thou shalt not disfigure the soul."

"Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a man's mind."

22 Kalima: "Whether a thought is spoken or not it is a real thing and has powers of reality."

From 467 Kalima: "From water does all life begin."

"Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us?"

From 61 Revelations: "Law and duty are one; so be it. But remember these limitations—Thus are you never fully self-conscious. Thus do you remain immersed in the communal tau. Thus are you always less than an individual."

"Any sin can be ascribed, at least in part, to a natural bad tendency that is an extenuating circumstance acceptable to God."

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