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Evil - Does It Truly Exist?
"Augustine's radical answer to this question is that evil does not actually come from anywhere. Rejecting the idea that evil is a positive force, he argues that it is merely a 'name for nothing other than the absence of good'. At first glance this looks like a philosophical sleight of hand. Augustine might try to define evil out of existence, but this cannot diminish the reality of the pain, suffering and cruelty that prompt the question." The Guardian (UK) 10/22/12
Posted October 26, 2012 12:19 AM

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