Seven Deadly Sins

The seven deadly sins are known as the seven mortal or cardinal sins in the Catholic religion. In alphabetical order, they are envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth, and wrath. They are known as the seven deadly or mortal sins because it is believed that they lead to all other sins and destroy an individual’s sanctifying grace with God, which results in eternal damnation. The seven deadly sins are each paired with a contrasting opposite, known as the seven acts of virtue, which are kindness, temperance, charity, chastity, humility, diligence, and patience. Engaging in any of the seven deadly sins has a great impact on the individual, the society, and the economy. As people engage in the economic activities of buying or selling for different ...

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