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Deadly Sin: Gluttony
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Biblical Character
    Latin name is gula
    Also known as indulgence
    Animal symbol: pig
    Color: orange
    Demon classification is Beelzebub (Peter Binsfeld, 1589)
    Punishment in hell is eating rats, toads, and snakes
    Biblical references include Ecclesiastes 7:18, Galatians 5:23 and Titus 2:12
    In some respects, it is closely related to greed.
    Greedy Smurf was more a personification of this sin than of greed.
    Remember that last super-sized meal you had?
    It is attributed to being weaned improperly.
    Snakes and rats, huh? Susan Hawk would love that.
    'Restrain the stomach and you will enter paradise.' So now you starve yourself?
    It gives credibility to anorexia and bulimia.
    PIG OUT!
    Rats, toads, and snakes? Yeah, that'll curb your gluttony in a hurry.
    Christianity regards it as a sin in relation to the less fortunate.
    Indulgence isn't necessarily a bad thing as long as it isn't overdone.
    Thomas Aquinas, a medieval church leader, divided food-related gluttony into six spheres: praepropere (too soon), laute (too expensively), nimis (too much), ardenter (too eagerly), studiose (too daintily), and forente (too fervently).
    There's always Overeaters Anonymous.
    See Also: 7 Deadly Sins, Anger, Envy, Gluttony, Greed, Lust, Pride and Sloth

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