7 Deadly Sins


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By: Anne Dorval

1 min

Of the seven deadly sins, Christian doctrine considers pride to be the most important, the most serious of all because this feeling of superiority would push those who are affected by it, to place themselves above others, and ultimately to rise above God.

Long condemned by the Catholic Church, pride is, according to some scientific researchers, as essential to human survival as hunger, fear and libido.


Sin or quality... One thing is certain, pride carries with it its brothers and sisters, more or less sympathetic: arrogance, pride, vanity, self-esteem, pretentiousness, dignity, snobbery... and it is without doubt the most practiced sin of our time.


Director Patrice Leconte, host Laure Adler, author Jean-Philippe Baril-Guérard, neuropsychiatrist Boris Cyrulnik, author Jacques Attali, professor of theology Olivier Bauer, medievalist historian Michel Pastoureau, Hassoun Camara former player professional soccer player, plastic surgeon Isabelle Sarfati, pediatrician Jean-François Chicoine, comedian and columnist Mamane, doctor and poet Jean Désy, writer Marie Laberge, psychologist Hubert Van Gisjesghem, popular culture specialist Samuel Archibald , journalist Anne-Sophie Jahn.


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