I think it must be a single word from something like "willful insistence on wrongdoing." What is that word? A lot of websites say "happiness" which seems obviously incorrect.

  • Delicious iniquity? – Dan Bron Apr 6 '16 at 23:53
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    Instead of punishing ones self for wrongdoings, one punishes others? Or does one celebrate ones wrongdoings? Or does one punish themselves for doing good deeds? Can you give us an example? – Phil Sweet Apr 7 '16 at 3:06

Perhaps profligacy? Oxford defines profligate as

Licentious; dissolute: he succumbed to drink and a profligate lifestyle

As similarly, the referenced licentiousness and dissolution.

The simple antonym is unrepentant

Showing no regret for one’s wrongdoings: he was unrepentant and said that his comments were completely accurate

Oxford Dictionaries Online

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