Talk:Seven deadly sins

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Gonzales John/GreenessItself sockpuppetry[edit]

Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Gonzales John Doug Weller talk 16:05, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

Picture to use for envy[edit]

Which of these is the better picture to use for envy?

The Seven Deadly Sins - Envy, by Jacques Callot. The snake and the dog are both symbols for envy.
Cain killing Abel, painting by Bartolomeo Manfredi, c. 1600


Currently the second one, which shows Cain killing Abel, is being used for this article, but I'm not sure whether it is the best picture, so I'm asking for the opinions of others.Gonzales John (talk) 08:58, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

Poor quality ref spam links[edit]

As per WP:BRD I reverted User:Gonzales John’s edit which added 14 very poor quality external links to www.newadvent.com this looks like spamming to me. He has added them back again.Theroadislong (talk) 15:56, 23 April 2016 (UTC)

I agree, www.newadvent.org has been discussed before in multiple articles generalized as untrustworthy. — JudeccaXIII (talk) 03:41, 24 April 2016 (UTC)

New Advent[edit]

JudeccaXIII, kindly explain how New Advent is not reliable. It is quite useful for translations of texts like St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica.Gonzales John (talk) 04:10, 24 April 2016 (UTC)

Gonzales John, New Advent is not considered a reliable source because its content has been suspected before on Wikipedia to be WP:OR. Kevin Knight. the creator of the site uses multiple sources to build up his personal research/views. The site also has some WP:SPAM links and is considered a personal blog per WP:NOTBLOG. — JudeccaXIII (talk) 16:27, 24 April 2016 (UTC)
I see. Thanks! Gonzales John (talk) 16:29, 24 April 2016 (UTC)

Original research[edit]

The article is stuffed full of original research and poorly referenced content for example... ”In accordance with the most widely accepted views, only pride weighs down the soul more than envy among the capital sins. Just like pride, envy has been associated directly with the devil.” and “In even more destructive cases, it is possessing the irrational belief that one is automatically and essentially better or more important than others, failing to acknowledge the accomplishments of others, and excessive admiration of the personal image or self (especially forgetting one's own lack of divinity, and refusing to acknowledge one's own limits, faults, or wrongs as a human being). “ where are the references we cannot say things like this in Wikipedias voice Theroadislong (talk) 12:23, 13 June 2016 (UTC)

"Immoral sexual acts" in lust[edit]

I feel that listing the sexual acts as "other immoral sexual acts" in the definition of "Lust" is very subjective and doesn't belong in an encyclopedic article. Thoughts? –DLManiac (talk) 01:48, 23 January 2017 (UTC)