Discuss the problem of accounting for the existence and apparent random distribution of pain, and suffering – and evil more generally – is intractable for a religion which proposes a God who is omniscient, omnipotent, and perfectly beneficent

 Discuss the problem of accounting for the existence and apparent random distribution of pain, and suffering – and evil more generally – is intractable for a religion which proposes a God who is omniscient, omnipotent, and perfectly beneficent

THE PROBLEM OF EVIL

Sam Harris argues that the problem of accounting for the existence and apparent random distribution of pain, and suffering – and evil more generally – is intractable for a religion which proposes a God who is omniscient, omnipotent, and perfectly beneficent. On the other hand, that is supposed to be perfectly intelligible within a scientific framework. How is that supposed to work?