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A related view, which draws on the Taoist concept of yin-yang, allows that both evil and good have positive reality, but maintains that they are complementary opposites, where the existence of each is dependant on the existence of the other. Compassion, a valuable virtue, can only exist if there is suffering; bravery only exists if we sometimes face danger; self-sacrifice is called for only where others are in need. This is sometimes called the "contrast" argument.

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Hitchens' razor is a law in epistemology (philosophical razor), which states that the burden of proof or onus in a debate lies with the claim-maker, and if he or she does not meet it, the opponent does not need to argue against the unfounded claim.

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I have a speech problem but wasn't allowed to choose my own image 'cos I had to wear dresses and skirts, jeans were "evil on a girl." My real friends therefore held a distance from me sometimes because of my fashion, not 'cos of my speech. My second pair of shoes were 2 sizes too small, but my mum forced me to wear them. I was care neglected badly when I had nobody to toilet me, and my mum still said to me in independence training "Now, I love you." You shouldn't say this to someone in…

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When There are Wars & Planes Fall from the Sky: How to Face the Problem of Evil & the Greater Problem of Good

Classic Ann! This is so good! - When There are Wars & Planes Fall from the Sky: How to Face the Problem of Evil & the Greater Problem of Good via aholyexperience.com

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BAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!! I understand why he hates sorcery, but he takes it too far... To quote Dolma (:P), "There is no evil in sorcery, only in the hearts of men."

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