MIDTERM NEXT WEDNESDAY

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MIDTERM NEXT WEDNESDAY -The logical problem of evil and the evidential problem of evil Natural Evil Starvation Moral Evil War J.L. Mackie’s three points God is omnipotent There are no limits to what and omnipotent being can do God is wholly good A wholly good thing always eliminates evil as far as it can If you don’t know about the evil If the solution causes more evil Choose between evils/choose a certain number of evils (But if God is omnipotent then none of these answers are legitimate) Evil Exists All significantly free agents make at least one wrong action Inconsistent Version What God hates does not exist God hates evil Evil exists (p. 316 and 318 implicit and formal contradiction.) Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646-1716) A perfect God has the power to create any possible world Being perfect, God would create the very best possible world
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No creaturely reality can be totally perfect but must contain some evil
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