Philosophy of Religion Essay

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When it comes to god many atheist philosophers always bring up with the argument, if there is a god and he is omnipotent, omniscient, and all good, then why is there evil in this world? "Christianity claims both that God created the world and that he sustains it. Christianity claims that God knows all things and is capable of all feats. Christianity claims that God is perfectly good, and wants only the best for his Creation."1 says Tim Holt an american philosopher. According to this statement made about christianity it does not state anything about the evil, and that God almost plans evil when he created earth. But if that whole statement is true, I do not understand why god would allow evil to even be alive and strong since the beginning of creation. "If God exists, then God is omnipotent, omniscient, and morally perfect. If God is omnipotent, then God has the power to eliminate all evil. If God is omniscient, then God knows when evil exists. If God is morally perfect, then God has the desire to eliminate all evil. Evil exists.If evil exists and God exists, then either God doesn't have the power to eliminate all evil, or doesn't know when evil exists, or doesn't have the desire to eliminate all evil. Therefore, God doesn't exist" Plato's philosophy on evil. I could not agree more with this quote, If people actually believe that God does in fact meet all these standards of being perfect, without any flaws then the evil us humans, nature, etc. do commit could possibly not be evil in Gods view. I could understand the argument with this quote by saying by God blessing us with free will there of course will be evil. Since God is most likely not living in our actual lives buy just in our head, he can have no physical control of what we actually do. When bad people do commit evil in our world more times then not, they know they are not doing the right thing, so in that

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