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Question Why did God create fleas and mosquito's and the like?

I wonder why God would have created fleas and mosquito's and the like. And what about disease causing bacteria or viruses?
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Because he could? Because he likes watching ill and suffering people?
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its all part of his mysterious plan. Us mere mortals, whom god has blessed with limited intelligence, are unable to comprehend the wisdom in these creations.
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Prove that the world is better off without misquitos and fleas and harmful bacteria. You can't, so stop making innuendos against the almighty!
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Prove that the world is better off without misquitos and fleas and harmful bacteria. You can't, so stop making innuendos against the almighty!
Isn't it obvious that the world would be better off? I guess we could do without them, couldn't we?

And about that Hitler quote (I guess I'm not the first Christian saying something about it): saying that you are a Christian doesn't make you one, but acting like one does.
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Because he could? Because he likes watching ill and suffering people?
God does not like watching ill and suffering people, the Bible is clear about that.
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Originally posted by George777
Isn't it obvious that the world would be better off? I guess we could do without them, couldn't we?
So... maybe God didn't create them?

And about that Hitler quote (I guess I'm not the first christian saying something about it): saying that you are a christian doesn't make you one, but acting like one does.
That's a great point. From my perspective, though, believing that you are a Christian means that you are a Christian. I have no doubt in my mind that Hitler did believe he was acting in the interest of Christianity.

These interests are definitely not what most Christians accept though, I do agree with that.

I don't personally agree that Hitler is a Christian by his actions, certainly not. The sig is actually just there temporarily because someone else decided to use a quote to proclaim that Hitler was an enemy of Christianity, which he is not. At least he didn't consider himself to be.

So the point I was trying to make is: Do I think Hitler is a Christian by his actions? No. Do I think Hitler genuinely believed that he was a Christian? Yes.

You can check the "Darwinian Philosophy" thread for the continuing debate, and reply to this post there, so we won't hijack this thread, thanks!
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God does not like watching ill and suffering people, the Bible is clear about that.
Quick... get the tranquilizer, he's thinking for himself and rejecting the disturbing parts of the Bible...
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Re: Why did God create fleas and mosquito's and the like?

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I wonder why God would have created fleas and mosquito's and the like. And what about disease causing bacteria or viruses?
To annoy you. Did it work?
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Re: Why did God create fleas and mosquito's and the like?

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I wonder why God would have created fleas and mosquito's and the like. And what about disease causing bacteria or viruses?
God did not create the mosquito anymore than He did create thorns and thistles.
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