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Gandhi’s Seven Deadly Sins

Gandhi's Seven Deadly Sins

“Seven deadly sins

Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, Knowledge without character, Politics without principle, Commerce without morality, Worship without sacrifice.”

– Mahatma Gandhi

All of these wildly abstract concepts, like wealth, pleasure, science, knowledge and worship, don’t inherently come with rules, only a warning not to abuse them. Some, like wealth and politics, we absolutely know how to abuse, we’ve seen it happen and swear we won’t make those mistakes without knowing the implications of our small, small actions.

But Gandhi brings us to the baseline, reminding us that nothing is without its proper balance: wealth should be earned through work; pleasure is enjoyed responsibly; science must regard the feelings and fate of individuals, and politics must be conducted with principle.

Understanding just how closely linked these central human tenets are with their counterparts is key to preventing the abuse of all of them.

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