Why does God allow so much evil in the world?

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): When we see terrible crimes like rapes, mass murders, lynchings, etc. happening so openly, we wonder where that benevolent God is? He could have easily prevented all of it. He is supposed to be omnipotent, yet he does nothing. My question is not whether there is God or not. My question…




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Acharya Prashant

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