On Free Choice Of The Will: St. Augustine’S View On Evil

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Philosophy

 

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September 25, 2014

 

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According to Augustine, God has allowed evil to exist in the world because it does not conflict with his righteousness. He did not create evil but is also not a victim of it. He simply allows it to exist. It is impossible to deny the existence of evil in the world as human beings experience pain and suffering every day...
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He simply allows it to exist. It is impossible to deny the existence of evil in the world as human beings experience pain and suffering every day. It is generally accepted that there are two different types of evil: natural and moral. Moral evil is caused by human beings and occurs when humans inflict suffering on other people, animals or the environment...
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