A Comedian's Tweet on the Problem of Evil

"Shouldn't the world be just a teensy bit better?"

-Michael Ian Black

Best one-line expression of the problem of evil I've ever heard.


John B (SiftingReality.com) said...

Couldn't that be said no matter what state we found ourselves? I mean, it could always be a teensy bit better, couldn't it? So what does this actually say about the problem of evil?

exapologist said...

Hi John B!

Sorry, I should've been clearer. I didn't mean to imply that the question expresses the argument in the most forceful way, but rather that it gives one a sense of the problem in a quick and intuitive way.