The folks at Wired Magazine have reported on a team from Kansas State that has generated a national map of the seven deadly sins by plotting per-capita status on things like theft (envy) and STDs (lust). They note that Christian clergy, no doubt concerned about the way in which the maps locate “Wrath Central” in the heart of the Bible Belt, question the “science.” You decide.
Credit: Wired Magazine, 17.09
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