How is the existence of evil in the world possible? Many thinkers who accept the existence of God…

How is the existence of evil in the world possible? Many thinkers who accept the existence of God…

How is the existence of evil in the world possible?

Many thinkers who accept the existence of God pose the problem of theodicy: how can God, being infinitely good and almighty, allow the existence of evil?So either it is not really good, because it allows evil to avoid it, or else it would want to eradicate it from the world, but it cannot, from what it would follow that it is kind, but not all-powerful. Therefore, how can we make the existence of an omnipotent and kind God compatible with the existence of evil in the world?Here are some of the arguments that have been put forward on this issue: evil is necessary to obtain a higher good. If we could understand the structure and global functioning of the world, we would see that evil is inevitable for the attainment of a greater good. The world we live in is the best of the possible worlds, but you cannot achieve this optimum if it is not at the cost of minor evils, just as you will not be able to choose the career you like if you do not sacrifice yourself by studying. The problem of evil is only apparent, fruit of the limitations of human understanding. The human reason prevents us from understanding how God allows evil, only God in his unlimited wisdom can account for it. Evils are only evils for us, because our understanding fails to understand that this apparent evil is in reality, a good for the all. Evil is a product of human action. God has given us free will; That is, freedom to choose and act. Although this implies the ability to go against God himself and to do evil.Evil is a consequence of the imperfection of the world. The world is inevitably imperfect because it is constituted by matter, which is the kind of reality farthest from the divinity; In the imperfection of matter lies the origin of evil. For some modern thinkers like Rousseau, the cause of evil is in society, which corrupts a good human being by nature.


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How is the existence of evil in the world possible? Many thinkers who accept the existence of God…