Evil In Sarah's Key And Night

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Greed, lust, gluttony, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride. The seven deadly sins have been around since the Middle Ages and established by the Roman Catholic Church to describe the characteristics of evil within all of us. But what the church didn’t realize was that these traits do not randomly show up over time, they are first present when humans come into the world through birth. While religion provides us with the moral concept of what the basis of evil is using the seven deadly sins. What we eventually conceptualize it as relates to our own well-being according to our place in society. Proving that while society creates the foundation for “being good” or “evil” our own individual actions show that society is not at fault for the foolish actions that we are naturally tempted to do by our own accord.
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