Therefore, you cannot blame the existence of evil on any individual it is the product of living within your current condition, which does not represent your existence in your ancient home, the existence from which you have come and to which you will return. Why is there evil and suffering the naturalist/atheist is also being inconsistent when he uses the problem of evil as an argument against the existence of god but few, if any, recognize that they are disqualified from asking the question men were cursed there was no death before the fall – even in the animal kingdom god does not.
The problem of evil argues in one direction, from the existence of evil to the non-existence of god: if there were an omniscient, omnipotent and benevolent god then there wouldn’t be any evil, but there is evil, and there therefore can’t be an omniscient, omnipotent and benevolent god.
The presence of evil in the world is considered by some to be solid evidence against the existence of god i think it proves just the opposite the entire objection hinges on the observation that true evil exists out there as an objective feature of the world therein lies the problem for the atheist.
In this blast from the past, j warner wallace examines another aspect of the classic “problem of evil” why would an all-loving and all-powerful god allow people to commit horrific crimes doesn’t he have the power to stop these kinds of crimes doesn’t he care enough about us, as potential. According to the logical problem it is impossible for god and evil to co-exist if god exists, then evil cannot exist if evil exists then god cannot exist since evil exists, it follows that god does not exist the theist does not have to answer why god allows evil they need only to show that god and evil are not incompatible.
To this the student replied, “evil does not exist sir, or at least it does not exist unto itself evil is simply the absence of god it is just like darkness and cold, a word that man has created to describe the absence of god god did not create evil evil is not like faith, or love that exist just as does light and heat evil is the result of what happens when man does not have god’s love present in his heart. He does not provide substantial support for either of his two premises, and he does not show why evil logically contradicts god’s existence (for a longer response to steven’s claim, i suggest reading alvin plantinga’s groundbreaking book, god, freedom, and evil. Evil is not like faith, or love that exist just as does light and heat evil is the result of what happens when man does not have god’s love present in his heart. The fact that there is still evil in the world proves that god doesn't exist, or if he did, that he must be impotent, ignorant, or wicked as keenly-felt as the problem of evil may be, however, it doesn't represent a strong intellectual or logical obstacle to god's existence.
The power of evil and the existence of evil have been a part of human experience throughout its entire history god is not the author of evil. How can god allow so much evil and suffering series about: but is such a world where freedom does not exist good god knows best and, as such, he knows that our world is the best way to the best possible world yes, there will be evil and suffering along the way we can rejoice with the apostle paul when he wrote, i consider that our.
Evil is relative and just a matter of subjective preference the naturalist/atheist is also being inconsistent when he uses the problem of evil as an argument against the existence of god but few, if any, recognize that they are disqualified from asking the question.