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EVIL & QUESTION OF WHY IS THERE SOMETHING RATHER THAN NOTHING?

Christians can't solve the problem of God allowing so much evil and making animals prey on each other and inflict cruel deaths. Before they can use God as an answer to "Why is there something rather than nothing?" that is one thing they have to do. They can't and don't. Human suffering is too important for you to start with the question. Don't insult the suffering millions for faith and religion.
 
A baby is abused. You start with this fact. You do not start asking, "Why did his dad abuse him when he might not have done?"
 
The question of why something rather than nothing does not deserve an answer if the answer means honouring a God who lets evil happen in such a horrible fashion.
 
It is wrong to assume that evil and suffering have a purpose with God - that is making less of the evil and suffering. It belittles the people who suffer just like it would be belittling a child to say that his abuser may have had a good reason to abuse. Even assuming the believer must have been crazy or something is putting rationalising the evil deed before anything else. It is hurting a child to make excuses for his abuser. Believers attempt to turn suffering into an argument for God by arguing that it matches the notion of an all-good and all-perfect and all-powerful God. To say suffering can be reconciled with the goodness of the creator is to turn it into an argument for the creator for it must somehow either be good or result in good that makes it worth having. But until you know what all suffering is like you have no business saying such a thing. Having to say that if you want to believe in God proves that the God doctrine is implicitly evil, arrogant and offensive.
 
 
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