The Problem of Evil and Suffering

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What does omnipotent mean?
The quality of allmity power.
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What does omniscient mean?
The quality of knowing everything.
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What does benevolent mean?
Being all loving.
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What is the difference between man made and natural suffering?
Man made is caused by people acting in a way that hurts themselves or others. Natural is caused by nature.
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What are the 6 reasons for suffering?
Pain tells us something is wrong. Appreciation helps us be grateful for what we have. Improve so we become better people. Test to see if your faith is strong. Punishment if you sin. Plan part of what God wants.
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What is the Christian explanation for suffering?
Punishment for sinning. Part of free will.
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What is the Islamic explanation for suffering?
Suffering is a test and we are tempted by Shaytan.
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What is the Hindu explanation for suffering?
Previous bad actions, karma.
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What are the 3 ideas about what evil is?
Impersonal force. Personal being. Psychological phenomenon.
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What are the Christian ways to resolve evil?
"Love your neighbour", feel compassion for those who suffer.
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What are the Islamic ways to resolve evil?
People who cause suffering will be judged on day of judgement. Zakah- giving 2.5% of earnings to charity.
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What are the Hindu ways to resolve evil?
Duty to give and to share with those in need.
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