Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America

Geographers from Kansas State University have created a map of the spatial distribution of the Seven Deadly Sins across the United States. How? By mapping demographic data related to each of the Sins.

Below are screenshots of the maps in standard deviation units; red naturally is more sinful, blue less sinful.

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America
Wrath was calculated by comparing the total number of violent crimes — murder, assault and rape — reported to the FBI per capita.

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America
Envy was calculated using the total number of thefts — robbery, burglary, larceny and stolen cars.

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America
Gluttony was calculated by counting the number of fast food restaurants per capita.

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America
Greed was calculated by comparing average incomes with the total number of inhabitants living beneath the poverty line.

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America
Lust was calculated by compiling the number of sexually transmitted diseases — HIV, AIDS, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea — reported per capita.

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America
Sloth was calculated by comparing expenditures on arts, entertainment and recreation with the rate of employment.

Maps Of Seven Deadly Sins In America
And pride, lastly, is most important. The root of all sins, in this study, is the aggregate of all data.

Source: Memolition
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