In this following context, what does the phrase 'driving power' mean?
Does it mean 'force' or momentum'?
Does the word 'direct' use with the phrase 'driving forec' as modifier?
For example, if a man, being filled with greed or anger, is induced by his infatuation and delusive thoughts to commit various crimes, such as murder, theft, adultery, etc., in that case avijjå is the direct inducement and driving power for the subsequent arising of all those bad manifestations of will, i.e. of all those unwholesome kamma-formations.
Source: Fundamentals of Buddhism Four Lectures by Nyanatiloka Mahåthera