[COLOR=purple][I] No God can exist if one defines Him as good as the amount of pointless evil overrides any good. Yes, many of us, including me, experience much good, but millions suffer tyrranies and natural disasters that take away their free will.
Evil it the presence of great pointless suffering, not the silly absence of good.
We could have the better and the best to contrast with the good rather than evil.
We don't need the discordant note of evil to experience the good tunes of life.
See the thread the problem of Heaven to study up on others" rationalizations for there being a good God despite all that evil, and why they are ratinalizations.
Again, Alvin Plantinga, with his usual sophistry, fails to eviscerate the logical problem of God with his[ perhaps] unknown defence argument.
Depression is so depressing!
Merry Solstice and Happy Mithra Day!