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The problem of evil posted 20 July 2004 in Philosophy DiscussionThe problem of evil by Taliesin, Peralogue

Wil, that's an argument I have considered, but I'm unconvinced that evil is really necessary for there to be good. Would we have to know something was good for it to be good?

Grantaire, that's something I'm really struggling with myself at the moment... how to have faith, when there is no definitive evidence to prove God's existence.... So, I don't really have any answers. I mean, I think that there are a lot of things in this world that we believe without really having definitive proof, though I can't come up with any good examples this late at night <!-- s:wink: --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_wink.gif" alt=":wink:" title="Wink" /><!-- s:wink: --> Maybe it's kind of like believing weather forecasters, as they don't understand the weather as well as they'd like us to think... or maybe nothing like that.... view post


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