This is the most controversial post I have ever written in ten years of blogging.
May 25, at D to represent all the baggage.
Otherwise you are just redefining or changing the symbols we use to express what we mean when we use certain letters in order like G, O and D. May 25, at 2: I might be simply calling G. I watched and listened to a lot of it when I first started paying attention to the interwebs, but I came to the conclusion that it was over and had been for some time.
But I digress and run of at the mouth and repeat myself and. May 25, at 4: The tactic of many apologists is the claim not to be supporting any specific God, but as Craig does especially to try to prove a being with a long list of attributes that their favored God should have, then prove that Jesus was real and did miracles.
The atheist side of the debate is reacting to that. May 25, at 5: When Hitch died the entertainment value plummeted, and I exist to be entertained, so I just kind of wandered off.
May 27, at 6: Any god debate should theoretically be stopped at the very first utterance of I believe in god. Oh no my method, because an old book says so, or I simply have faith is not a reliable method to determine facts.
Ok, I no longer wish to discuss this, come back when you have a reliable process to determine the facts you espouse. May 27, at 7: This is way watered down from the debate prevalent when I used to follow these things.
Carroll mentioned more than once that theism is too ill defined to debate much more than that. May 19, at 5: The only reason God claims are considered more reasonable is because billions of people believe them.Benjamin Franklin's Essay on Daylight Saving Letter to the Editor of the Journal of Paris, Why would a loving God allow bad things to happen?
The recent tragedy at the Boston Marathon certainly brings this question to the minds of many people. If God really loves us, why does He allow us to suffer?
Why does He permit terrorism, child abuse and natural disasters to occur? While the brutally honest Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? John Locke (—) John Locke was among the most famous philosophers and political theorists of the 17 th century.
He is often regarded as the founder of a school of thought known as British Empiricism, and he made foundational contributions to modern theories of limited, liberal government.
Atheists claim that if God existed that He would not design a world that contains "natural evil", such as killer hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis What atheists fail to realize is that all the "bad" things of this world are absolutely required for life to exist at all.
Theodicy (/ θ iː ˈ ɒ d ɪ s i /), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation of evil, thus resolving the issue of the problem of benjaminpohle.com theodicies also address the evidential problem of evil by attempting "to make the existence of an all-knowing, all-powerful and all-good or omnibenevolent God consistent with the existence.
I find it interesting that many atheists spend so much time discussing the morality of a being they claim doesn't exist. The reality is, of course, that whether God is good, evil, or otherwise doesn't matter, unless He does exist.