If God, Why Doesn’t He Stop Evil?

 

Many of our big questions start with a “Why…?“. This is often not just an intellectual question, but a personal question, seeking a personal answer. But to whom is the question “Why…?” addressed? If matter is all there is, there is no point in asking the question. But if God exists, he has questions to answer.

When Christopher Hitchens was asked in an interview with CNN in 2011 whether he was tempted to ask “Why me?”, he responded that it was a “silly question”.“Everyone’s got to go sometime”, he replied. If there is no God to ask, then that is a consistent response.

But why do so many people ask the question? Could it be that it is an objection to the way the world is; a recognition that it is not the way it’s meant to be. But if that’s the case, how do people think that the world should be? Continue reading

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A World of Fear

From the Lotus Effect.   Over a billion live in a world of fear.  See the diagram for more data.  They are not safe nor secure because of the threat of violence and crime.  It is time that we wake up to the need. Continue reading