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Unformatted text preview: deserved this catastrophe, and then tries to cover up Obama’s agreement with Robertson. He does not introduce his feelings until the second half of the article. The author begins with a historical reference in the beginning, mentioning the “genre of ‘earthquake sermons’”. There is a religious-based viewpoint, concerning the whole idea that God controls all that happens on Earth, and how a reason Haiti is dislike is because when they seceded from their original colony, they had an agreement with the devil. One more type of evidence is a philosophical belief. This is brought up when the idea of theodicy supplies the motivation for Robertson. The author defines theodicy as the belief that God disciplines by force of evil to help support good behavior....
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- Spring '10
- Philosophy, Pat Robertson