Daily Archives: May 16, 2016

#LyricalMonday – Last Words?

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If you had a parting word (s) for someone special or one that ‘annoys’ you, what will it  be? Why did I call them parting words, because these words will remain with that person till you meet again. Would it be something you smile about everything you remembered them? Just asking…

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When nature breathes

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Colleen will be super thrilled about these words… I tried painting a forest with fairies, but the magic is in the waterfalls. Thank you Ronovan. https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-97-magicglimmer/

Waterfalls

Glowing upon thee

The illusion beckons me

Come and be set free

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Magic of the gods

Of celestial beings

Toying with lives and loving

Sparks, deceive the simple

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The Real Problem with the Problem of Evil

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Evil in the world? Try God, He is full of Love and enough room for you to join the family!

The Recovering Legalist

One of the most common reasons for denying the existence of God is the problem of evil in the world. Just ask any group of atheists to give their top ten reasons for unbelief and surely one will claim as number one, “If there is a God, then why is there so much evil in the world?” For many, this is the pièce de résistance of rebuttals. How could a good God be real and allow all the suffering in the world to continue unabated – assuming He is even good? The eighteenth century philosopher, David Hume described the problem this way in Dialouges concerning Natural Religion, 1779:

“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? then he is impotent. Is he able, but not willing? then is he malevolent. Is he both able and willing? whence then is evil?” (Stackhouse 1998, 11)

So, the “problem of…

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