09 - 1 Describe the Problem of Evil How can the Problem of Evil be used to argue that an omnipotent and wholly good God doesn't exist Problem of evil

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1. Describe the Problem of Evil. How can the Problem of Evil be used to argue that an omnipotent and wholly good God doesn't exist? Problem of evil suggests that if there is evil in the world and there is a wholly good omnipotent being who coexist with evil. All three can't be true. To argue against the existence of an omnipotent being you would say that if there is evil then and wholly good god can't exist. 2. What are the additional premises Mackie believes are needed to demonstrate that an omnipotent and wholly good God cannot co-exist with evil? Explain why they are needed. Mackie says that if there is evil then therefore a wholly good god doesn't exist. If the statements that there is a god who coexist with evil, is wholly good, and is ominent alexis then all three can't be true. If there were a wholly good omnipotent being then they would eliminate all evil. Are all the premises acceptable?: a. A wholly good thing always eliminates evil as far as it cans i.
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