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Faith means intense, usually confident, belief that is not based on evidence sufficient to command assent from every reasonable person.


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In all three cases, and for most human beings, the problem of suffering poses no difficult problem at all: one has a world picture in which suffering has its place, a world picture that takes suffering into account.
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The problem of suffering is: why is there the suffering we know?
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The sufferer who cannot give any meaning to his suffering may inspire someone else, possibly without even knowing it, perhaps after death.
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Here an attempt is made to explain suffering: the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate; it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.
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Job's forthright indictment of the injustice of this world is surely right. The ways of the world are weird and much more unpredictable than either scientists or theologians generally make things look.
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