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GuitarGuy(6105) Clarified
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I wasn't talking about that kind of love... Oh, good grief! Just stop point-whoring lol.

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Hey! Can you guys go take your love fest somewhere else?

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I doubt I'll be making this debate again, so... No.

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Yeah, that's kind of what I said... But what I really meant is out of the known "evil" people, who is the worst?

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If God exists then he would have to be all good, because he decides what is right and wrong. To be good is to be like God. To be evil is to disobey God aka to be like Eve. God cannot disobey himself.

Evil is only his fault in the sense that free will is his fault. Would you enjoy being a mindless robot? Well, he might have actually wanted that... Because as we know from the Bible, Eve introduced free will to the human race... But God and his angels already had it. After Adam and Eve ate the fruit, God said something along the lines of, "behold, man has become like one of us".

Is God all-knowing? I don't know. There are many verses that contradict that, for example, when God was walking around the Garden of Eden looking for Adam and saying, "where are you?" An all-knowing god would have known where Adam was.

Is he all-powerful? That I also don't know, but you have to remember the promise he made to Noah. He vowed to never destroy the human race again... And getting rid of all the evil people would eliminate a huge chunk of the human population, if not ALL of it, because everyone has sinned and to sin is to commit an evil act.

You have to understand that to humans, evil is a subjective term. We think Bin Laden was evil, he thought we were evil. Perspective matters. But what is truly evil is up to God (assuming that he exists), not us.

If God were to put an end to evil, he would only be able to do it by removing our free will.

GuitarGuy(6105) Clarified
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To be evil is to disobey God. God cannot disobey himself.

GuitarGuy(6105) Clarified
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People are going to start thinking that I'm a Christian, seeing as to how I've been defending them so much lately... But I think I may be able to help you here.

God allows evil, because he allows free will. The difference between good and evil is the same as obeying God and disobeying God.

Think of it this way, the word "good" is god with an extra O. The word "evil" used to be spelled "evel"... That's Eve with an L.

Eve introduced evil (disobedience to God) to the human race by eating the forbidden fruit. She introduced free will. God punished her and Adam, but he didn't annihilate them.

So time went on and God continued to allow humans to have free will, but he still wanted humans to obey him... But they have the option not too, which obviously doesn't make God happy. So when they got too out of control, he sent a flood... But he spared his only loyal followers, Noah and his family. God was trying to abolish evil from the earth and basically restart. After the flood was over, he made a covenant with Noah that he would never destroy the human race again.

Despite God's efforts to rebuild the human race, they eventually went back to their evil ways. If he were to destroy them again, he would be breaking his promise to Noah... So then we get the remainder of the stories from Old Testament, which were different attempts to make the human race obedient once again.

By New Testament, it seems that God has finally started to accept that humans are flawed. Disobeying the laws of Old Testament were it... If you messed up, you weren't going to be forgiven... So God decides to introduce a loophole to his laws. That loophole was Jesus Christ.

Jesus comes to fulfill the law. By dying on the cross, he circumvents the law. He allows people to be forgiven for their sins. However, there is still a law that is required to get into heaven... And that is to believe in him.

Sinning is no longer a sure-fire way to be condemned to hell. There is only one sin that is unforgivable... And that is not believing in Christ as Lord.

So if sin is now forgivable, so are acts of evil. To sin is to do something evil.

God doesn't abolish evil, because it is part of human nature... And as long as humans have free will, evil will always exist.

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Everyone has a favorite subject, mine happens to be religion... So I wouldn't mind. Actually, I'd probably enjoy it.

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No time on my hands? It's the weekend, I have plenty of time!

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I didn't expect the list to be long... But if you don't have one, then that's fine.


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