God doesn’t exist” once again we see the insistence that because bad things happen this somehow proves there is no god conservative radio host dennis prager recently sponsored a great video to explain human suffering and the existence of god where boston college professor of philosophy peter kreeft asked how can “suffering” exist. This is the second in a series of interviews about religion that i am conducting for the stone the interviewee for this installment is louise antony, a professor of philosophy at the university of massachusetts at amherst and the editor of the essay collection “philosophers without gods: meditations on atheism and the secular life. The problem of evil philosophy essay explain the problem of evil - essay because god is all-knowing he would know how to how to stop the evil if it ever occurred or even how to create a universe were no evil could exist so as god is all-loving he would want his creation to not to experience evil or suffering because no one who was loving.
Logical problem of evil the existence of evil and suffering in our world seems to pose a serious challenge to belief in the existence of a perfect godif god were all-knowing, it seems that god would know about all of the horrible things that happen in our world. Does god exist does god exist - the big questions does god exist an answer to this fundamental question is a prerequisite for answering the other big questions of life: where did we come from. God does not exist people exist things in the universe exist the planets in their courses exist while there are clear limits to our knowledge, everyone knows what it means to exist.
But that doesn’t mean they think the god of islam doesn’t exist, the way atheists believe here’s a quote from some random guy with a webpage: allah is a demon who deceived mohammed in order to deceive a multitude of others who followed after mohammed’s teachings. “god exists, provided that it is logically possible for him to exist” this argument is quite brazen in its simplicity, requiring not only a belief in god, but a belief in the necessity of god if you believe he is necessary, then you must believe he exists. Temporary pain and suffering, then, teaches those who cause the pain and suffering of others, the horrors of pain and suffering, in hopes that they might be sorry for causing pain and suffering and stop—that they might in turn be allowed to live when god ends pain and suffering forever. All because of this entity called, god does god exist essay 1145 words | 5 pages proof of the exsistence of god either god exists or he doesn't there is no middle ground any attempt to remain neutral in relation to god's existence is automatically synonymous with unbelief the question for god's existence is really important. But it seems such an all-powerful good god doesn't exist the creation of quite so much suffering, disease and despair in life is a main indicator that god is not good the very design of life itself seems evil.
[this was the previous entry on moral arguments for the existence of god in the stanford encyclopedia of philosophy — see the version history] divine command theory , entry by michael austin, in the internet encyclopedia of philosophy. Because there is so much relevant evidence, it is hard to be certain that the best explanation of so much horrible suffering and some remarkable and beneficial events is that there is no god but people are sometimes lucky. Issues in philosophy of religion 4 the problem of evil omniscient, omnibenevolent god were to exist, it would not allow any suffering whatsoever therefore, if god exists, then suffering does not exist, and if suffering exists, then god does not exist god allows evil because (a) suffering is an unavoidable consequence of the many. Other people are atheists because they just feel that atheism is right another entity called god therefore god doesn't exist a certainty of happiness and a protection from suffering top. If god exists, why is there evil tragedies such as the aurora colorado theater shooting or the virginia tech massacre refocus the issue of evil in a vivid way if there is a loving god, then why does he permit heinous crimes like this.
Doesn’t this show that such a god cannot exist for many people, the existence of evil and suffering is their number one objection to the existence of god sometimes it is communicated in terms of a refutation of god’s existence. David hume’s various writings concerning problems of religion are among the most important and influential contributions on this topic in these writings hume advances a systematic, sceptical critique of the philosophical foundations of various theological systems. Why horrible suffering does not disprove god's existence trent horn august 21, 2015 if pointless evils exist, then god does not exist p2 pointless evils do exist c therefore, god does not exist pointless evils do not exist because the evidential argument from evil tries to show only. The remainder of the essay discusses philosophical conceptions of god which try, with different degrees of success, to meet conditions like those laid down in my rules the essay takes no stand on whether one can rationally prove that god exists. Why god doesn't exist: an atheist's argument - the belief in gods has always existed throughout human’s recored history whether it be the greek gods: apollo, and zeus, or the judeo-christian god, believed by christians in modern day society.
Does god exist as travelers along life's way, it's our goal to make sense of things, to try to understand the way the world is the hypothesis that god exists makes sense out of a wide range of the facts of experience. God almost certainly does not exist, and it's completely reasonable to act as if he doesn't don't let big tech control what news you see get more stories like this in your inbox, every day. The problem of hell is an ethical problem in religion in which the existence of hell for the punishment of souls is regarded as inconsistent with the notion of a just, moral, and omnibenevolent god it derives from four key propositions: that hell exists that it is for the punishment of people whose lives on earth are judged to have sinned. Ironically, those who advocate a suffering god, having locked suffering within god’s divine nature, have actually locked god out of human suffering second, and most significantly, it was the human suffering and death of the son, enacted on the stage of real history, that is salvific.
My opponent will argue that evil proves god does not exist i will be arguing that the existence of evil does not prove gods non existence definition of god - its existence is uncaused, morally good, all powerful, all knowing, personal, the prime/first mover. Does god exist william lane craig says there are good reasons for thinking that he does by contrast, for theists, because god is a mind, it’s hardly surprising that there should be other, finite minds, with intentional states the problem is that the concept of god just doesn’t appear to be incoherent in that way the idea of a. Philosophy and the proof of god's existence one of the most far-reaching consequences of the rationalism of the enlightenment was the undermining of basic christian faith among the educated classes.
All of a sudden it doesn’t look anything like the great life that you were initially so inclined to celebrate we see the absolute uniqueness of the christian response to suffering in islam, the idea of god suffering is nonsense—it is thought to make god weak it’s precisely because i feel the problem of suffering so severely. The presence of evil in the world is considered by some to be solid evidence against the existence of god i think it proves just the opposite the presence of evil in the world is considered by some to be solid evidence against the existence of god i think it proves just the opposite the entire.