Big Questions - in no particular order
Some questions I've asked seem to fly against the face of
organized religion. I'm still waiting for a good answer. I'm
actually waiting for a response to most of them. I'll post the good
Free Will is often offered up as the benefit
of the suffering of the living world. If Free Will is so great,
where does it go when we die? Theists claim eternal reward after
death. If we have an eternal reward, it must be because we can no
longer sin. Or maybe we are allowed to sin in the afterlife with no repercussions.
Either the afterlife will feature the same suffering as Earth, or we have
If it is so impossible that the finite,
imperfect Universe might exist without a Creator, isn't it that much more
impossible that an infinite, perfect being might exist? If a Creator
might be unCreated and Eternal, then why might not the Universe be
unCreated and Eternal? And certainly we may not have thought of some
far more plausible explanation for Existence than 'somebody made it.'
Is God willing to prevent evil,
but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.
Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.
Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?
Would you rather serve God or be Good?
If God came down, tapped you on the shoulder, and said "Shalt thou
dash the little babies on the rocks!" Would you dash the little
babies or say, "Hell No! Do it your omnipotent self!"