There is no rational, demonstrable, or defensible reason for a compassionate God to allow any of that. The excuses you will hear for it are either illogical, contradict known facts, or require wildly implausible assumptions for which there is no evidence.
Why would a god allow such suffering in this world? Why are there people with crippling, painful disorders and diseases?
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Is it moral to have sex before marriage? Please justify your answer.
What are the beliefs of Hari Krishnas and do you agree with them?
Can you conceive of any specific thing that, if it happened, would cause you to change your position on the God issue? If so, what is it? If not, then why not?
According to the Qur'an, was Moses' sister Miriam (c1450 BCE) also Mary the mother of Jesus (c4 BCE)?
If there is a God, but there is no evidence to be found for his existence except subjective experiences, is it not reasonable to assume that if he does exist, he does not want us to know about it?
Answers: Atheist, Christian
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