From The SpiritWiki
The Three Ws of Misalignment
Sin is wrong action that causes harm to another living being.
"Deadly sins" are highly disjunctive actions that lower CQ/increase disconnection.
- Stinginess 
- "Now as he watched and believed, he saw a large woman sitting there. Now the woman was grasping frantically at all things within her reach, and it seemed that she could not stand because of her great size..."Then the messengers answered, 'It is true. That which you saw was the evil of stinginess. She can not stand and thus she will remain forever. Thus it will be with those who forsake religious teachings and think more of the things of earth than of the new world above. (Having glutted themselves with the things of earth they are unable to stand upon the heaven road. From The Great Message in Parker, Arthur C. The Code of Handsome Lake The Seneca Prophet. New York: The University of the State of New York, 1913.