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The science of sin : the psychology of the seven deadlies (and why they are so good for you)

Author: Simon M Laham
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Combines modern research and historical anecdotes to make a lighthearted case for living a sinful life, explaining how moderate indulgences in the "deadly" behaviors can have such benefits as higher self-esteem and better social skills.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon M Laham
ISBN: 9780307719348 0307719340
OCLC Number: 720260068
Description: 217 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Lust: bras, benevolence, and better grades --
Gluttony: eat, drink, and be merry, smart, and helpful --
Greed: buying happiness, hard work, and self-reliance --
Sloth: slow, lazy, and asleep wins the race --
Anger: the positive negative emotion --
Envy: how wanting what others have makes you happier, smarter, and more creative --
Pride: that which cometh before quite a lot of good stuff.
Responsibility: Simon Laham.

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Combines modern research and historical anecdotes to make a lighthearted case for living a sinful life, explaining how moderate indulgences in the "deadly" behaviors can have such benefits as higher self-esteem and better social skills.

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