PhilRel - notes - day13-augustine-evil3

PhilRel - notes - day13-augustine-evil3 - General policy...

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Unformatted text preview: General policy defenses General policy defenses No particular reason for God to allow this particular evil. Rather, a good reason for allowing a lot of evils of this general kind . There is no good reason why Sue in particular had to suffer and die like that but there is a good reason why such things are possible a good reason for God to allow them. The The Free Will Free Will Defense Defense The freedom to choose between good and evil is a very great good, but it brings with it the possibility of great moral evil. Even an omnipotent being cannot cause us freely to do what is morally right. The value of natural The value of natural regularity regularity There is no good reason why Bambi in particular had to perish miserably in the forest fire but there is a good reason why such things are possible a good reason for God to allow them. them....
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