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← Intelligent Design and the cruelty of nature

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Comment 17 by godzillatemple

Did Adam and Eve's sin somehow force God to come up with the cruelest design possible for the "fallen" word? Was it somehow beyond his control and he is powerless to do anything but stand by and watch? So much for omnipotence.

These sort of comments exemplify the atheistic logical/moral tangle.......

You can't argue that the universe is cold and hard and meaningless....and talk in terms of 'cruelest possible design '. What people are doing is saying the universe has no morality....whilst at the very same time imparting an 'a priori' morality to it.

Therein lies the dilemna.

Wed, 16 May 2012 14:06:52 UTC | #941842