A View of the Argument from Evil
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August 14, 2015
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God is also omniscient then He knows how to prevent unnecessary evil. So if God omnibenevolent, omnipotent, and omniscient then there would be no unnecessary evil, but there is unnecessary evil. Therefore a God can't exist with these features. From this argument several assumed conclusions can be drawn including one given which is that a God can exist except without all of this features, but this leads to the thought of God being somewhat flawed which would anger some theists...
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Theists try to avoid the though of God not being omnibenevolent, omnipotent, and omniscient. So the thought is if God created the universe and bound it to laws including natural and other possibly moral laws and He can't even breach them. Evil then must be bound to good somehow.
I have heard that for every piece of evil there is a piece of good, in fact some people including theists take this notion a step further with the belief that that all evils in the world are necessary for some good purpose...
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