Review - Proof: 1. If God exists, s/he fits the traditional...

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Proof: 1. If God exists, s/he fits the traditional conception. 2. If there did exist such a being, there would be no evil. 3. There does exist evil. 4. There is no traditional conception of God in reality C: God does not exist. Denying #2: 1. Somehow good requires evil a. To get goodness, you must first have evil (challenges God’s omnipotence) b. Evil is logically necessary to have good (good as a counterpart to evil; relative good) [God cannot eliminate evil? Why so much suffering for simple contrast?) 2. The world is on balance better for the bad stuff (are heroism and other second order goods really worth rape, murder and other first order evils? infinite regress) 3. Free will (natural disasters? Animal attacks?) Determinism : Everything that happens is wholly determined by prior events – it is the inevitable result of prior events, laws. Hard Determinism : Determinism is true, and it entails that we never act freely. (Holbach)
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