Why Does God Allow Suffering?

One of the greatest challenges to belief in God is the problem of suffering. But it's not just atheists who struggle with this challenge. Most everyone is conflicted by the fact that there is so much unnecessary suffering in the world, and it would seem that God, if God exists, is often apathetic. I've approached … Continue reading Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Why Is There So Much Conflict in the World?

Human civilization has existed for some 10,000 years and in all that time we have been killing one another, raping, stealing, exploiting one another, and destroying the natural ecosystem which supports our very existence.  No other species behaves so recklessly.  No other species is so systematically self-destructive. Religions have not solved the problem.  Governments have … Continue reading Why Is There So Much Conflict in the World?