Yet having faith in God despite evil? (Or because of?)

With regard to theistic religions the question is, whether there is an absolute good, almighty, and all-knowing God when there is the evil, physical as well as moral maladies. The intellectual defence of this God in face of physical and moral maladies are the different forms of what is called theodicy. However, in course of time, I got dissatisfied with and dismissive of this approach.

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The architecture of governmental buildings and political idea

I already almost live for six years in Vienna. But one thing never caught my eye and mind: the access to the main entrance of the Austrian Parliament Building doesn’t take place head on. It’s different with the German Reichtstag in Berlin. Suddenly I asked myself whether this architectural detail voices anything about the understanding of democracy in those countries.

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My kid could do this as well – Das könnte mein Kind auch – Mon enfant pourrait faire ça aussi

When it comes to some creations of modern art some people claim that they or their children could do this as well. Are they overrating themselves or their children? And can you find some criteria, at least one criterion, to distinguish a child’s picture from a modern artist’s painting? A playful and slippery attempt to revolve around these questions and respective answers.

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