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We've

Always

Known

The Seven 

Deadly Sins 

They Map To Extreme Behavior

We’ve always known something was wrong and that people will go to extreme measures when their Needs are missing. When it happens it’s a state of desperation causing people to become hyper-focused on the Needs they do have control of. For example, when someone’s home life is filled with criticism and judgment, their Esteem Need can be broken. To compensate, they pour into their careers where they’re successful, and respected. It’s not that it is altogether wrong. It’s just that over time it can become obsessive or extreme. These extreme behaviors with the addition of the Fight or Flight response is how the Seven Deadly Sins closely map to peoples needs.

Humans have always known something was wrong. They just didn't know they had needs and didn't have the words to describe them. Until Maslow. What humans did know was how things looked when they lost control. When things went off the rails, when a need was broken. How they would go to extreme measures to recover their needs, even if it meant using other needs to fill the void. And when that happens humans tend to become hyper-focused on the needs they do have control of. Having a need significantly damaged or broken and not being able to recover is a feeling of hopelessness and it puts a person in a state of desperation. Humans are resourceful. They are creative. They are relentless. They become extremely focused on the needs they do have control of and in turn, will overcompensate. For example, when a person’s home life isn’t going well. There's arguing, fighting, tearing each other down, and being critical, causing them to feel like they can't do anything right threatening their Esteem Need. To compensate for this they become extremely focused on their careers where they can feel respected, appreciated, valued to recover their threatened Esteem Need.  It’s not that this is altogether wrong. It’s just that it can become obsessive or extreme.

We’ve always known something was wrong and how people will go to extreme measures when their Needs are missing. When it happens it’s a state of desperation causing people to become hyper-focused on the Needs they do have control of. For example, when someone’s home life is filled with criticism and judgment, their Esteem Need can be broken. To compensate, they pour into their careers where they’re successful, and respected. It’s not that it is altogether wrong. It’s just that over time it can become obsessive or extreme. With the addition of the Fight or Flight response this is how the Seven Deadly Sins closely map to peoples needs.

Five Plus Two Makes Seven Sins

This reality has been understood and documented for a long time. Since at least the fourth century when Evangrius Ponticulf created the Seven Deadly Sins. Calling out how people will overcompensate to meet their needs. Adding in the stress response Fight or Flight, they map remarkably close to Maslow's Needs.  There's a pattern.

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...... Transcendence

      Ego, Narcissism 

...... Esteem

      Jealousy, Revenge

...... Love

      Adultery, Abandonment

...... Safety

      Hoarding

...... Physical

      Indulging

...... Fight*

      Anger, Rage

...... Flight*

      Apathy, Indolence

Exploring
Exploitation

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If the Seven Deadly Sins were a place Las Vegas would be a good example of what it would look like. It's even baked into the name it's known for, Sin City.  Businesses have capitalized on the overwhelming need humans have for their needs to be met. Billions are made from the broken needs in people's lives. Is it right? Is it wrong? Only Judy can judge but one thing is true, it shows how far people go to meet their needs. Billions From Broken Needs

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