The science of sin : the psychology of the seven deadlies (and why they are so good for you) / Simon Laham.
- ISBN: 9780307719348
- ISBN: 0307719340
- Description: 217 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2012.
- 3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Contents Note:|| 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.
|Summary:|| 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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Laham, Simon M. "The science of sin : the psychology of the seven deadlies (and why they are so good for you)." New York : Three Rivers Press, 2012.