Confession Box: Artist Fiona Pardington talks envy, pride and lust.

ENVY
What or whom do you envy?
At the moment I'm not envious of anybody but all of us have first-hand knowledge of what that's like from both sides of the fence. The Catholics say envy is the capital vice and many other vices are attached to it. It's a bit like a rat king and so much can go wrong. Envy is all about seeking to take away another person's success or excellence and it's something you have to guard yourself against. It's different to jealousy and some people

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