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    In Christianity, a sin is defined as "a transgression of the law of God" (1 John3:4). The concept of sin is as prevalent in today's society as it was when it was first constructed. The "Capital Vices" also known as the "Seven Deadly Sins" are teachings of the Catholic faith. These sins are often seen as the abuse of the most natural desires; and are thought to be "the gateway" to other corruptions, such as murder and adultery. However sin is an ever evolving concept as time passes and actions become normalized, one wonders, what exactly are they, but the real question is how sin affects us today? The concept of "Seven Deadly Sins" places its' origins throughout history. Its' groundworks have been found in the Bible and the works of Greco-Roman…

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    Thomas H. Benton compares students to the seven deadly sins and painfully exaggerates his argument. By agreeing with Benton, it can cause some consequences due to the fact that he semis persistent on being negative throughout the whole essay. The main ethical problem in this section would have to be the fact that he uses the seven deadly sins in a way that seems like there is not way of truly fixing the situation. Sloth: Benton writes that students under this category are those who; Postpone…

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    What are the seven deadly sins? The seven deadly sins can be found all around us. People commit these sins without even realizing it. The seven deadly sins are avarice, sloth, envy, lust, gluttony, pride, and wrath. The first deadly sin is avarice. Another word for avarice is greed. Greed is the desire for money and material things. Greedy people are always wanting more; they are never satisfied. In this case, greed would be a successful businessman making it to the top of his company and being…

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    Seven deadly sins occur at Miller’s Restaurant every day. There are many times where someone is at a place and has no clue that deadly sins are occurring around them the whole time. It is almost like they are in disguise until it becomes obvious. In the next three paragraphs, I will describe how I have seen the seven deadly sins while working at Miller’s restaurant and what they mean when I see them. Envy and Gluttony are popular occurrences that are seen in Miller’s restaurant. The first sin…

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    procrastinating till the very last second. Everyone is born to be lazy. However, laziness, that is part of one 's everyday life, is considered to be one of the seven deadly sins. In fact, in an epic poem "the Faerie Queene" by Edmund Spenser, this very sin is personified. In addition, not only is he personified, but also symbolizes in many potentially different ways depending on the interpretation of the reader. Sloth, the name of the personified laziness, is the most talented out of all the…

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    Pride, envy, gluttony, lust, anger, greed, and sloth these are the seven deadly sins. Pride the excessive belief in ones own ability. Envy the desire for others things. Gluttony to consume more than needed. Lust the craving for pleasures of the body. Anger is to be mad. Greed is to be stingy with money. Sloth is to be lazy. Dilligaf to lose confidence and have low self-esteem. Dilligaf means to withdraw from society and your peers. Low self-esteem and not loving yourself can…

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    I watched the film Seven (Se7en) with a critical mindset and found it quite intriguing. It almost felt as if I was Sherlock Holmes searching for evidence to prove “who’s the real killer”. The film is based on a killer and his estranged obsession with the Seven Deadly Sins and him fulfilling Gods good work by teaching people in the world a lesson. The Seven Deadly Sins are those transgressions which are fatal to the spiritual progress. People have always been immoral, shiftless, and…

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    The seven deadly sins are lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride. Lust is an uncontrolled desire, gluttony means to consume too much, greed it to never be content, sloth is to be physically lazy, wrath is and uncontrolled rage, envy is to be jealous, and last but not least pride which means to think your better than others in other words your ego is to big but pride can be used as good or bad depending on how you use this terms. There were seven deadly sins that were used though…

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    The seven deadly sins are excessive pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth. In Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, the seven deadly sins are incorporated into the society of Salem and shown through each character to represent human nature. In Arthur Miller’s play, all seven deadly sins are incorporated through the characters to cultivate the theme of the human nature to sin. Judge Danforth represents pride, John Putnam represents greed, while Abigail represents both lust and…

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    The seven deadly sins, also known as the cardinal sins or capital vices, are a list of the worst sins that cut one from god’s grace. To every sin there is a holy virtue that has tested every known person to roam this world since the early Catholic Churches were built. Pope Gregory I‘s list included: Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy, and Pride. This list and its order were then adopted into the Roman Catholic tradition and have been used to this day. One still witnesses these seven sins…

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