AS philosophy. God and the world- the problem of evil.


God and the world.

Natural evil is when humans have little or no control over it, as it is a fundamental part of the natural world. Eg, volcanoes, earthquakes etc.

Moral evil is evil that arises from human activity, Eg,**** or murder.

Evil as a privation.

The idea that evil is a privation is associated withphilosopher Augustine. Since God can only create good, he did not create evil.Therefore evil is not a thing or a substance. Evil is simply a lack of good (privation). For example: God created health, but our lack of health is sickness. This absense of health is due to our…


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