Can God Stop Evil without Ending our Freewill?

The problem of evil is ubiquitous. However, this argument only works against certain definitions of a god. If you believe in a particular God that is incompatible with the nature of suffering then you should throw out the definition of God. Normally this is not what happens. People either cut their definitions of God or… Continue reading Can God Stop Evil without Ending our Freewill?

A Challenge to Christians and Atheists

The problem of evil is ubiquitous. However, this argument only works against certain definitions of a god. If you believe in a particular God that is incompatible with the nature of suffering then you should throw out the definition of God. Normally this is not what happens. People either cut their definitions of God or… Continue reading A Challenge to Christians and Atheists

I am Born Drowning

Imagine a drowning man out to sea. He is splashing and waving and yelling for help. Near the man is a small boat and on that boat is a man in a blue and red leotard with his underwear on the outside and a giant “S” on the front; Superman. Superman throws a rope out… Continue reading I am Born Drowning

Could God Stop Human-Caused Suffering?

In an earlier post I outlined the standard 'problem of suffering' argument against the normal definitions of God and explained why the normal theistic defence defines God as less-than-omnipotent (which is my point, not theirs). I know you can get around some of the suffering in this world by putting it down to human freewill, but… Continue reading Could God Stop Human-Caused Suffering?