Re: Brave young ateists and Fearful Neanderthals

Randy (
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 21:03:06 GMT

On Fri, 26 Feb 1999 13:19:46 EST, you wrote:

>In a message dated 2/26/99 1:10:25 PM, Brian wrote:
><<I guess I could sum up my religious belief (born catholic) as I
>can't believe in a god on a planet where 35,000+ children a day
>starve to death.
>Thanks Brian. I would really like to meet you guys sometime. I bet that
>would be great.
>With regards to the starving children, I'm afraid that's the price we pay for
>free will. A God who fed all children would have to take away our free will.
>Which would you rather have?
>Free will comes with a heavy price.

He could offer the food; that doesn't mean any particular starving child would have to take the food. So there you would still have that free will thing, as long as he doesn't twist any starving-child arms...