The problem of evil arises as philosophers claim that

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that God is morally perfect. The problem of evil arises as philosophers claim that a perfectly good God should be in a position to get rid of all the evil, pain, and suffering from the world he created, therefore making it easy for philosophers to reject the notion of omnipotent. But Adams considers and responds to a recognized example from an opposition to his argument in which certain parents intentionally conceived a mentally handicapped child. According to his objection the counterexample, Robert Adams is not in a position to explain the evil in intentionally conceiving a handicapped child. He maintains that his view about the case is not committed to judging the action as for whether it is morally acceptable, thus making it hard to understand whether his claim about the nature of God and if He would have created the best world possible is valid. When considering his view with other facets of Judeo-Christian ethics, we can as well say and explain that the action is wrong. Adams respond to various objections about this case making it difficult to identify whether the action is wrong or right. For instance, in the first objection he founded, he believes that despite the fact that the parents have done something wrong, they have not wronged the child. He supports this objection by saying that, the creature is not wronged by the creator if the creature is not on the whole then there is no need for it to have existed and that no creature was created in happier circumstances than the one who created him, then we can say that the child was not wronged in one way or another. After the child was born, the parents have given up everything on the child to ensure that he is happy and need no support from others, but the fact remains that he is unable to do some things because he is handicapped. The intention according to Adams cannot be judged to be either wrong or right because he cannot judge the moral actions of the parents.
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SURNAME 5 Such reasoning of Adams seems to be misguided regarding his claim in this context. Despite the fact that he supports the idea that God did not create the best possible world, then he would have been able to judge the action to be right or wrong. It brings about the issue of the ideal state of human existence, if the action is wrong, then Adams argument is invalid because then he must have been believing in an ideal state of human existence where individuals do not experience gratuitous evil and life is worth living. But if he would have judged the action as wrong the, his argument would have been valid that God did well in creating a less perfect world so as to give human beings a duty to identify their true nature in this world. Despite the fact that God has the power over the creatures he created and ensure that they experience a maximal state of existence, we can say that he also has the power to make each individual's life as ideal as possible.
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