RE: Evil ? (was: Hypostases (was: Natural Order & Belief)

From: Stathis Papaioannou <>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 16:27:37 +1100

Bruno Marchal writes:
> > I don't see how it's such a big problem. Consciousness exists,
> > therefore feelings exist,
> > and some of these feelings are unpleasant ones. Explaining
> > consciousness is difficult,
> > but once granted, you don't need an extra theory for every different
> > type of feeling.
> We certainly need either extra axioms or extra definition. An
> explanation of consciousness will not necessarily provide by itself an
> explanation of all accessible state of consciousness.
Yes, but specifically the Problem of Evil has no special status compared to
the Problem of Loud Neighbours, the Problem of Crappy Television, the Problem
of Whether to Learn the Trumpet or the Clarinet, and many other Problems
which reductionist science is ill-equiped to deal with.
Stahis Papaioannou
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