Re: God

Guru George (
Sun, 11 Jan 1998 19:05:50 +0100

On Sat, 10 Jan 1998 22:36:51 -0800 (PST)
John K Clark <> wrote:

>On Sat, 10 Jan 1998 (David A Musick) Wrote:
> >I don't understand why "God" equals pain, suffering and death. >Please explain.
>People die, everything dies, usually in agony. All life is built on pain,
>life only exists because of Darwinian evolution, that is, random mutation and
>natural selection, and a more horrible mechanism for achieving progress can
>not be imagined.


Yes. Accept the God hypothesis and random, senseless suffering is
a problem. Accept the Darwinian hypothesis and random, senseless
suffering is exactly what you would expect from a Darwinian world, as
Richard Dawkins said somewhere.

Guru George