An analysis of the problem of evil and free will as the primary source

Evil and the Concept of God. But if one has strong evidence that a story is false, it is hard to see how the story on its own could possibly counter an evidential argument from evil. Finally, even a moderately good human being, given the power to do so, would eliminate those evils.

If 1 is true then either 2 or 5 is true, but not both.

the problem of evil summary

Some might think that MSR2 is simply too far-fetched to be taken seriously. Consider the following descriptions of various worlds. The idea, instead, is to start out from premises that are themselves substantive probabilistic claims, and then to show that it follows deductively from those premises, via axioms of probability theory, that it is unlikely that God exists.

One possibility is the offering of a complete theodicy. Many philosophers think so.

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Logical Problem of Evil