posted on Mar, 1 2013 @ 02:27 PM
We all know that most, if not all, forms of organized religion, particularly the monotheists, claim that their god created the world (Earth) and all
of the creatures that dwell upon the planet. Please, correct me if I am wrong and most of this short thread will be invalid.
Assuming, however, that I am correct, one question has always stood out in my mind, tossing and turning and wondering.
I have always wondered, if God is such a loving and caring entity and it did indeed create all life on planet Earth then why, I implore you, is the
basis of all survival based on violence?
All one must do to verify my position is take a look at nature. Most living things need to kill another living thing in order to survive. Why, if god
is so good, did he decide to create a world in which the primary means of survival lie in one creatures ability to revoke the life of another?
I simply do not understand.
If i were a benevolent all loving omnipotent God going around the cosmos raising worlds and creating creatures, I like to think that I would be able
to (in my omnipotence) create creatures that did not need to kill one another to survive on world that I had created just for them. At the very least
I would make them all herbivores, though plants are living creatures as well.
It just seems to me that there should be no reason for the violence if you are so all powerful certainly you could find another way, right?