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Deadly Sin: Envy
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Biblical Character
    Latin names include invidia
    Animal symbol: dog
    Color: green
    Demon classification is Leviathan (Peter Binsfeld, 1589)
    Punishment in hell is being put in freezing water
    Biblical references include Exodus 20:17
    'Green with envy.' Sound familiar?
    It is often, but not always correctly, used as a synonym for jealousy.
    Look at the auditions for American Idol, just for starters.
    Bertrand Russell considered it a strong cause of unhappiness.
    Hell is hot, so why the cold water?
    Hey, it helps to have a dream, right?
    Envy normally involves only two people; proper jealousy normally involves at least three!
    Russell considered it a motivator in the democratic process - something required to achieve social justice.
    Some athletes use freezing water to take care of their muscles. Obviously, it's not a punishment for them.
    See Also: 7 Deadly Sins, Anger, Envy, Gluttony, Greed, Lust, Pride and Sloth

Credit: C. Fishel & Cool It All Right?

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