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The free will defense says that God allows suffering because
God is allowed to do anything God desires.
it is logically impossible both to grant free will and prevent suffering.
a world with free will is better than one without it.
suffering is required to teach us right from wrong.
FEEDBACK: The free will defense is a way of responding to the problem of suffering that says that
it could be that there is suffering because God created people with free will. As a result of humans
having free will there will be suffering. God cannot at the same time prevent this suffering and still
allow humans to have free will because it is logically impossible for God (or anyone) to make
humans choose to do certain things and for humans to have free will at the same time. Hence, God is
omnipotent but cannot prevent suffering because God gives people free will (43)....
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- Spring '08