This ripped my guts out to watch.

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Thanks to the “Let’s Lodge A Complaint Against God” Facebook page for the video.  But the takeaway from this video should not be just another reiteration of the problem of evil, it should be refreshed urgency in our thinking about proactively remedying the problem through humane human efforts.  Consider again taking Peter Singer’s challenge to take proactive steps of your own to eradicate poverty worldwide:

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The Life You Can Save in website form and The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty in book form.

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About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • Chris

    WOW… all I can say is thank you.. I think.. that hurt my heart sooo much..but enabled me to speak with my children about the situation a bit… education is power, and they are caring grrls.

    • Daniel Fincke

      Thank You, Chris, and thanks to your girls for being so caring…

  • Mike AKA MonolithTMA

    Heartbreaking and to use a term from my Christian days, convicting. I had let some donations lapse when I canceled an old credit card. I’m starting some new ones. By US standards I am far from wealthy, but by those video’s standards I am wealthy beyond measure.