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THE SE7EN DEADLY SINS

THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS

 

The Seven Deadly Sins are those transgressions which are fatal to spiritual progress. You probably commit some of them every day without thinking about the rich tradition of eternal damnation in which you're participating. Or that’s they say….

 

ENVY

ENVY

 

What it is: Envy is the desire for others' traits, status, abilities, or situation.


Why you do it: Because other people are so much luckier, smarter, more attractive, and better than you.


Your punishment in Hell will be: You'll be put in freezing water.


Associated symbols & suchlike: Envy is linked with the dog and the colour green.

 

 

SLOTH

SLOTH

 

What it is: Sloth is the avoidance of physical or spiritual work.


Why you do it: You're shiftless, lazy, and good fer nuthin'.


Your punishment in Hell will be: You'll be thrown into snake pits.


Associated symbols & suchlike: Sloth is linked with the goat and the colour light blue.

GLUTTONY

GLUTTONY

 

What it is: Gluttony is an inordinate desire to consume more than that which one requires.


Why you do it: Because you were weaned improperly as an infant.


Your punishment in Hell will be: You'll be force-fed rats, toads, and snakes.


Associated symbols & suchlike: Gluttony is linked with the pig and the colour orange.

WRATH

WRATH

 

What it is: Anger is manifested in the individual who spurns love and opts instead for fury. It is also known as Wrath.


Why you do it: You're wired for it. Also, the people around you are pretty damn irritating.


Your punishment in Hell will be: You'll be dismembered alive.


Associated symbols & suchlike: Anger is linked with the bear and the colour red.

PRIDE

PRIDE

 

What it is: Pride is excessive belief in one's own abilities, which interferes with the individual's recognition of the grace of God. It has been called the sin from which all others arise. Pride is also known as Vanity.


Why you do it: Well-meaning elementary school teachers told you to "believe in yourself."


Your punishment in Hell will be: You'll be broken on the wheel.


Associated symbols & suchlike: Pride is linked with the horse and the colour violet.

LUST

LUST

 

What it is: Lust is an inordinate craving for the pleasures of the body.


Why you do it: Oh, please.


Your punishment in Hell will be: You'll be smothered in fire and brimstone. Not kisses.


Associated symbols & suchlike: Lust is linked with the cow and the colour blue.

GREED

GREED

 

What it is: Covetousness is the desire for material wealth or gain, ignoring the realm of the spiritual. It is also called Greed.


Why you do it: You live in possibly the most pampered, consumerist society since the Roman Empire.


Your punishment in Hell will be: You'll be boiled alive in oil. Bear in mind that it's the finest, most luxurious boiling oil that money can buy, but it's still boiling.


Associated symbols & suchlike: Covetousness is linked with the frog and the colour yellow.