Archive of October 2009
worldview. jericho. hurricane. reivel. gaia. earth. song. it was in jericho. old, old, jericho. reivel was in the city. it was reivel who brought about the hurricane. it was reivel who was the hurricane, red and dark. jericho was the city, around the city. it was the walls of jericho that tried to block the hurricane. horrid horrible was the hurricane. arches black as mink held open the walls of jericho. the arches and the horses were the downfall of jericho. the eye of god. rain of gold. god's majesty burns like molten gold. the wrath of god is reivel reiv-el gabri-el. (and the hurricane was in the city) reivel walked through the city, as god walked through the garden with moss / noah. te tra gram ma ton it was reivel who was the hurricane. the rain was blinded under the worldview. the people were blinded under the walls of jericho. jericho / gaiachrome is the genetic scar. the angel the burning angel. purple and red scars of wrath. reivel strode amongst the buildings looking for the mark; joseph was standing against reivel with his cloak and his coat rack. atip the coat rack there was a glass skull. blinded were the people against the cloak. entangle did joseph and reivel, in the old city of jericho. gaericho gaierichoe gaiachrome it was the skull that was the heart of the city. it was the hurricane that was in the city. hurrible was the power of the horricane. horns sound. winds roar. glass shattering... reivel owns the city. reivel of the hurricane. reivel of the west. joseph falls.
The problem of evil
In the course of this paper, I will try to solve the problem of evil. Specifically, I will address one of the "Further Questions" at the end of Robert Merrihew Adams's article, Must God Create the Best on page 327 of our textbook, The Experience of Philosophy. The question is this:
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The problem of evil is often stated in some way such as this: If there were an all-powerful being, then that being could prevent evil. If there were a being who was perfectly good, that being would prevent evil if that being could. Evil exists. Therefore, no being is all-powerful and perfectly good. Has Adams answered this argument? Explain.