Hard Data on the Question of Sin

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“Seven Deadly Sins in Nevada Seven Deadly Sins Nationwide Seven Deadly Sins Nationwide with “Hot Spots” Seven Deadly Sins Comparison Beyond the Sun * Kansas State University’s Department of Geography The question of evil and where it lurks has been largely ignored by the scientific community, which is why a recently released study titled “The Spatial Distribution of the Seven Deadly Sins Within Nevada” is groundbreaking: Never before has a state’s fall from grace been so precisely graphed and plotted.

Geographers from Kansas State University have used certain statistical measurements to quantify Nevada’s sins and come up with a county-by-county map purporting to show various degrees of lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride in the Silver State. By culling statistics from nationwide databanks of things like sexually transmitted disease infection rates (lust) or killings per capita (wrath), the researchers came up with a sin index. This is a precision party trick — rigorous mapping of ridiculous data.”

One nation, seven sins – Las Vegas Sun

NB: Follow link for interactive maps.

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