The Ageold puzzle

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by onecut39, Jul 19, 2010.

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    Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?
    Then he is not omnipotent.

    Is he able, but not willing?
    Then he is malevolent.

    Is he both able and willing?
    Then whence cometh evil?

    Is he neither able nor willing?
    Then why call him God?

    -- Epicurus
     
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    Not really that difficult when the premise is incorrect.
     
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    Why is there Good in the world?
     
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    I believe it's a combination of 2 and 3. It's far beyond human understanding to fully grasp it.

    Human logic and understanding is extremely limited, but our ego's on the other hand...
     

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