He still evokes a spirit of the truly American virtue of gluttony , continuing to tip the scales at nearly 400 pounds, but the sports world has passed him by.
Annie's self-imposed starvation and Kelly's gluttony are quests for independence and signs of an oddly admirable discipline as much as they are psychological problems.
The proper response to the globalization of greed and gluttony , and to the rise of violence in this world, is solidarity, which must manifest itself in practical actions, not just rhetorical flourishes.
Disease was often thought to be due to moral failings, and specifically, excesses: too much anger, jealousy, gluttony , or sex, either in an individual, or in the population.
Truly, we can not free ourselves of our compulsion to do what is wrong, especially when inherently selfish motives are involved, like greed, gluttony , and lust.
But when you think about it, greed, gluttony , pride and vanity aren't deadly sins.
If greed is understood as desire, it effectively encompasses all the other sins; pride is merely greed for recognition; gluttony , greed for more food; lust, greed for more sex.
That scene is a remarkable illustration of his society's greed and gluttony .
Like the bladder blown up to the bursting point, this peasant feast shows a dangerous act of excess - gluttony on the threshold of disaster.
Just like the ancient seven deadly sins - pride, anger, envy, greed, gluttony , lust and sloth - the memory sins occur frequently in everyday life and can have serious consequences for all of us.