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LINK: Would the World Be Better Off Without Religion? A Skeptic’s Guide to the Debate

I am linking to this, but not endorsing it. In fact, I haven’t even read the entire thing yet! LINK What I am about to write is not necessarily about the linked article, but about the article’s topic. My hunch (or bias?) is that the question posed in the title of the article is an extremely complex LINK: Would the World Be Better Off Without Religion? A Skeptic’s Guide to the Debate

LINK: A New Problem of Evil: Authority and the Duty of Interference

Abstract: The traditional problem of evil sets theists the task of reconciling two things: God and evil. I argue that theists face the more difficult task of reconciling God and evils that God is specially obligated to prevent. Because of His authority, God’s obligation to curtail evil goes far beyond our Samaritan duty to prevent LINK: A New Problem of Evil: Authority and the Duty of Interference