Problem of evil

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Theodicy.
An attempt to solve, or explain why there can be an all-loving, all-powerful, and all-knowing God, yet have such evil and suffering in the world. (an attempt to solve the problem of evil)
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Omnipotent.
The belief that God is all-powerful.
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Omniscient.
The belief that God is all-knowing.
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Omnibenevolent.
The belief that God is all-good.
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Duelism.
The belief in two opposite, but equal forces.
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Cosmic Duelism.
The belief that the forces of good and evil are in a constant cosmic war, of which neither will win, as they are both equal.
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Human Duelism.
The belief that the human being is made of matter and soul.
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The Inconstant Triad.
J. L. Mackie's argument that the belief that God is all-powerful, and all loving is inconsistent to the existence of evil.
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Natural Evil.
Suffering caused without the involvement of human action.
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Moral Evil.
Evil and suffering caused by human beings.
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The Evidential Problem of Evil.
The problem that arises within the ‘problem of evil’; of which states that the existence of evil itself is evidence against the belief that God is all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-loving.
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The Logical Problem of Evil.
The problem that arises within the ‘problem of evil’; of which states that the belief that God is all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving is inconsistent with the existence of evil. This is called the inconstant triad.
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The Aesthetic Argument.
An argument developed by Augustine & Aquinas, which that natural evil is only evil when seen from the human perspective.
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Immanent.
Existential throughout space and time.
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Transcendent.
Outside space and time.
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