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Seven Deadly Sins
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Posted 10/24/14 , edited 10/25/14
Yeah, they're plenty of these threads, but I want to add a serious discussion to it. What is the sin that most fits you, and why?

Avaritia - Greed
Luxuria - Lust
Acedia - Sloth
Superbia - Pride
Ira - Wrath
Gula - Gluttony
Invidia - Envy

Personally, mine is Acedia. I'm a lazy guy who refuses to reach his full potential due to lack of energy or some such reason. I just want to lay about and read, play games, watch shows, mess around with friends.
Posted 10/24/14
Lust. I would never consider this a sin. it's a natural and healthy urge. It's what been keep the human race going. people who repress their urges are the ones who are crazy.

Glutton. I love cakes and sweet things. But I'm trying to stay away from junk food. don't wanna die by clogged arteries.

Sloth. I get lazy when I feel uninspired, but when I feel passionate about something, I'm a hardworker.

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Posted 10/24/14 , edited 10/24/14
Either Superbia or Avaritia: I take a lot of pride in my accomplishment, which can sometimes be my greatest downfall due to building up too much confidence, only having it crash down due to making one error. I also cite greed for two reasons: one, desiring more power and to become stronger for the people you love can be viewed as a greedy act depending on your angle of philosophy, but two: I freaking love Greed from FMA Brotherhood, even if we are taking about Trinity Seven here.



Edit: I'm what Naotsugu* would call a "closet perv" and I generally agree that most people are perverted in some way (unless you're asexual, but that's rare), so Luxuria might also be a path depending on my mood. Also, while I'm a dedicated man, I can oftentimes be lazy I bore easily (like right now, I probably should be working, but I'm editing this post, so Acedia is also possible.

Footnote:

*Naotsugu from Log Horizon
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Posted 10/24/14

GayAsianBoy wrote:

Lust. I would never consider this a sin. it's a natural and healthy urge. It's what been keep the human race going. people who repress their urges are the ones who are crazy.

Glutton. I love cakes and sweet things. But I'm trying to stay away from junk food. don't wanna die by clogged arteries.

Sloth. I get lazy when I feel uninspired, but when I feel passionate about something, I'm a hardworker.



I inherited a really strong sweet tooth from my parents myself. I try not to give in to it, as I like being my skinny self.
Posted 10/24/14 , edited 10/25/14
Envy as a result of greed and sloth. I envy those with motivation, power and intelligence. Every year I go through this phase where I can't motivate myself to do anything at all, which is what I had just gone through recently. I couldn't be bothered cooking, I couldn't be bothered studying, I couldn't be bothered submitting assignments (hadn't submitted anything for the past 4 weeks, my grades were perfect but now it's become risky), I couldn't be bothered recharging my phone, and I couldn't even be bothered watching anime. Luckily this phase is over now and I've begun working on clearing my backlog.

Edit: Well shit. After reading my own post, I think I could be bipolar.
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Most humans are below me. They're not worth my valuable time. I don't always show off, but when I do, I rub it in people's faces (no, I'm not trying to sound like the most interesting man in the world from those Dos Equis commercials). If that's not me talking with too much pride, I don't know what is.
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Posted 10/24/14 , edited 10/25/14
Sloth:

I'm lazy and simply lack motivation for some things.

Greed:

I just want a lot of everything.

Envy:

I wish I had talents like others and the things they have.

Lust:

Can not stop thinking about it.
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Posted 10/24/14 , edited 10/30/14
All of the above because my soul is as black as a Nigerian.
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Posted 10/24/14 , edited 10/24/14
Ira because I hold on to grudges, I never forgive. And given the opportunity I would punish everyone whomever wronged me.


At least im not Luxuria. Im not THAT....lustful
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Posted 10/24/14 , edited 10/25/14
I'm pretty sure everyone's susceptible to all of them to some degree, so I'm gonna list them in order of most prominent to least prominent for me.

Sloth>Gluttony>Pride>Lust>Envy>Greed>Wrath

Sloth is without a doubt my most prominent one. I don't like to expose myself to unfamiliar circumstances, and I resent it when unexpected events come up and get in the way of my downtime. My life more or less revolves around my hobbies, and whatever desire I have to accomplish anything is usually dwarfed by the desire to stay in my comfortable personal sanctuary.

Gluttony's second, as I like to eat, and often eat more than I should. However, I'm in the process of conquering it at the moment. Pride would be next, as I'm actually fairly talented at a lot of things, and I often let my ego inflate because of that, despite being worlds behind people who actually put effort into their skills.

I consider my lust levels to be fairly normal. I don't think I'm any more or less perverse than the average person. The rest I'd say are below average. I'm envious of hard workers, because they have the motivation to accomplish things that I don't, but aside from that, I'm quite accepting of people. I'm not greedy by any means: my interests are fairly inexpensive, and I don't see any reason to want more than I need - however, I don't think I'd be able to handle living in poverty: my possessions are cheap and limited, but utterly indispensible to my well-being. Last is wrath: it's extremely difficult to get me wound up, and even when I am angry, I can't see myself doing something to hurt someone or damage something unless I have a logical reason to do so.

The interesting thing is that I consider my strong affinity for sloth to be a factor in my avoidance of some of the other sins. I'm not as lusty, envious, greedy, or wrathful as I could be, because they all seem to me to be wastes of time to varying degrees. I don't pursue physical pleasure, because I find it inferior to the mental pleasure I get from my hobbies. I'm okay with people being better at things than me, because I know it would take effort to compete with them (and I'm fairly confident I could be better if I ever really tried - pride there). I don't seek possessions, because I basically already have everything I want and don't want to earn more unnecessarily. I'm extremely mellow, because there's very little that I take seriously enough to get angry about.

Does anybody else feel like their affinity for some of the sins acts a mitigating factor for others? Is it just a rationalization, or is there actually a conceptual conflict between some of them? (eg. Sloth vs Wrath, or Pride vs Envy) I feel like arguments can be made for semi-exclusive pairs, but I also feel like none of them could feasibly deter one another reliably: it's all a matter of the specific person, and what seems like an obvious dichotomy to me might be an obvious complementary pair to someone else.
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Posted 10/24/14
i think i could have alittle bit of everything.
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Posted 10/24/14
I'm a little bit of everything, but I think it's on a healthy level. Except for Superbia. When I'm willing to accept that I'm wrong or I lost, I will and that's most of the time. But when I'm not, I am so stubborn it's embarrassing to think back on whatever I said or did.
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Posted 10/25/14
Humanity is made of all seven sins and is supposed to raise itself up to the seven virtues.
Of course we see all 14 in ourselves though, thousands of years of learning what is right and wrong and the desire to see ourselves as the bad guy(gal).
Posted 10/25/14
A little bit of everything.
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Posted 10/25/14
Luxuria and Gula are my biggest downfalls lol.. Combine that with my extremely addictive personality/tendencies.. Really not good lol.. I shall overcome them some day hahaha.
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