Because inventing new moral systems is fun.
I think this piece would work well for my dispassionate, autistic, atheistic self. My mind has pretty much kicked the foundations out of the one I was taught.
Secular version of Sins. Listed in order of how bad I think they are and how many positive twists I think they have. Ordered from most heinous to most minor. As I see them, of course.
The 10 Failings
Taking pleasure in bringing harm to others.
Rage, hatred, and the desire to bring harm to others. Often overlaps with the above.
Deceiving and/or using someone's traits against them to achieve a goal, whether it be something material, the modification of emotions in the target, or both.
Lack of compassion for others.
5) Destructive hedonism
Pleasure-seeking that poses large risks to its participants or those around them, such as drug addiction or promiscuity that is not well-planned.
Doing things without properly evaluating their risks and benefits.
Grossly overestimating one's abilities.
Allowing one's self to be stepped on by others when they have a reasonably safe means of standing up for themselves. This does not apply to submission out of tactical necessity.
Severely underestimating one's abilities.
Deceiving one's self about their own nature and capabilities, and overriding real evidence with fantasy.
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