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Stephanie Warner PHL 101 A Butzer 15 February 2007 The God Hypothesis of Theism At this early stage of our consideration of “The God Hypothesis of Theism,” the main problem I see with the concept of God is, if God is supposed to be omnipotent, omniscient, and omni benevolent, then why is there so much evil in this world? If we look at all of the poverty, violence, racism, and starvation in the world today, one starts to wonder where God is in all of this. If God is all good would He not want to do something about all of this wrong and “evil”? Also because God is all powerful, this means He has the power to do something about the evil and suffering in this world, yet it seems like He chooses not to. Therefore, this would mean that God is not omni benevolent or it could mean He is not omnipotent. If He were omnipotent and omni benevolent He would want to do something to make the world good again and He would have the power to do whatever it is that would take away all of the suffering and
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This essay was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ENG ENG 112 taught by Professor Perkins during the Spring '06 term at Miami University.

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