Why is there evil?
29 September 2011
- the author (B.C. Johnson) asks "Why doesnt God interfere to save not just
babies who are caught in fires, but people everywhere who are suffering and in
great need of help?"
- God refuses to use his power to help us when we need it (i.e. baby burned to
- he has some execuses
- God wouldn't save the baby unless it would go to Heaven, otherwise it wouldn't
be worth it (you wouldnt steal something if you couldnt get away with it)
- if we consider a human good for saving a baby from a burning house, what
grounds could we possibily have for continuing to assert the goodness of an all-
- this suggest that we