Evil and Suffering

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Suffering
When people have to face and live with unpleasant events or conditions.
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Natural Suffering
Suffering caused by nature, e.g. because of earthquakes, volcanoes, floods.
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Man-made Suffering
Suffering cause by the actions of humans e.g. through war, crime, pollution.
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Free Will
Having the ability to choose or determine one’s own actions.
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Evil
The opposite of good. A force or the personification of a negative power that is seen in many traditions as destructive and against God.
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Personal Being (Nature of Evil)
The idea that evil is an evil spirit or devil rather than an impersonal face.
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Psychological Phenomenon
An idea about the nature of evil that it is something arising from the mind of a person.
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Impersonal Force (Nature of Evil)
The idea that evil is a power outside of people that draws them to evil.
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Suffering caused by nature, e.g. because of earthquakes, volcanoes, floods.

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Natural Suffering

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Suffering cause by the actions of humans e.g. through war, crime, pollution.

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Having the ability to choose or determine one’s own actions.

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The opposite of good. A force or the personification of a negative power that is seen in many traditions as destructive and against God.

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