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[catalogued under 29. Religion / A. Polytheistic Religion / 4. Dualist Religion]

Full Idea

Dualist religions solve the problem of evil, but are unnerved by the Problem of Order. ÖIf Good and Evil battle for control of the world, who enforces the laws governing this cosmic war?

Gist of Idea

Dualist religions say the cosmos is a battleground, so canít explain its order


Yuval Noah Harari (Sapiens: brief history of humankind [2014], 12 'Battle')

Book Reference

Harari,Yuval Noah: 'Sapiens: a brief history of Humankind' [Vintage 2014], p.246

A Reaction

You might explain it if one side was persistently winning, which is roughly God v Satan.