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I. Introduction A) What is evil B) Two types: Moral and Natural C) Illogical to have omnipotent and omnibenevolent God that permits evil 1. I didn't say performs evil II. How is evil permissible? A) Omnipotence != doing anything 1. “If God is omniscient and omnipotent, then he can properly eliminate every evil state of affairs” pg 22 i. What if the evil leads to s good that far outweighs it? ii. Eg: Cut my finger, can eliminate the pain by removing the nerve. Long-term this is bad iii. Some goods are intrinsically linked to evils a) Eg: Poor man works hard and climbs up corporate ladder, becoming rich CEO. He occupies a position others could take and on his way up claimed spots of other people, thus doing evil to them. However, his story inspires generations of children to work hard and know that they can start from nothing and become great. 2. Logical limits i. Square circles ii. Triangle whose angles add up to 360° 3. Ex: Is it bad for me to tutor an impoverished child vs curing cancer? i.
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