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Religion & Philosophy Discuss The Problem of Evil at the General Discussion; Originally Posted by jimbo Sorry, I don't buy that at all. There is no correlation between evil and belief in ...

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Sorry, I don't buy that at all. There is no correlation between evil and belief in a deity.
That's fine as it is your right to believe as you wish. However, I have a differing opinion.
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Life without challenge is boring. A few weeks of Eden and you would be looking for trouble. You are, after all, only human. Once born your innocence is lost. Being cast out of Eden was in God's plan. Or did you forget God knows all.
I think it was CS Lewis that talked about how human beings now are not really capable of understanding how or why heaven will be wonderful. He gave an analogy of small children. Who are told that when they are adults, that they really won't want candy so much. To a small child a world without candy sounds horrible. But a small child also has no concept of sex in the future either. And can't really imagine a world where there's anything better than toys and candy.

In our new bodies, with our minds and hearts renewed in heaven, I think ...somehow... we'll enjoy the experience.
But If you still have a problem with it, just imagine that God can do a miracle to make it so you'll be happy Franc.

And last i checked Jesus promised we'd enjoy it throughout eternity. So, no offense franc, but personally i think i'll just take his word for it instead of your opinion on this one.
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