Why is there so much suffering in this world?


People finding their happiness in drugs and sex,poverty,joblessness,disease,cancer kids?Why is this world such a sad and wretched place?

101 Answers

  • Juli
    Lv 4
    1 month ago
    Best Answer

    There was always suffering and there will always be suffering.

    There would be far less suffering if religion didn't exist.

    • Questioner
      Lv 7
      1 day agoReport

      You really need to read "The Black Book of Communism."  https://www.amazon.com/Black-Book-Communism-Crimes-Repression/dp/0674076087/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+black+book+of+communism&qid=1574373758&sr=8-1

  • Al
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    Self inflicted misconceptions of the mind which is ruled by the ego and not the spirit, there is internal conflict in every human who thinks they are a body first and not a spirit...because if we recognized the spirit in our brothers, we would only see ourselves and therefore see Christ in us.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Greed, anger, delusions, cravings, and ignorance for starters. The belief that in order for me to be happy, I must have someone to look down upon so I can feel superior. Our job is to do three things (and they interconnect): attempt to maximize our own personal happiness and fulfillment; attempt to maximize the happiness and fulfillment of all members of our species; and attempt to maximize the happiness and fulfillment of every other sentient creature in the universe.

  • 1 month ago

    Because of sin the world is in a fallen state of existence. As sin increases, the world gets worse. To exalt God and obey His commandments is the thing to do, because God can heal our land and give us great blessings.

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  • 1 month ago

    Suffering is a consequence of sin.

    Why is there so much sin in this world?

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    God hates us so he created Satan to create suffering.

  • 1 month ago

    don't forget child hood sexual abuse ptsd homeless people people judging you for invisible disorders people hitting on you when they are married people harassing you gaslighting you fake two faced neighbors everyone in this world now  is a ****...

  • 1 month ago

    God is not the cause of our suffering. Satan rules the world and God is allowing it to happen so that we can see under satan rulership what we humans can expect. Adam and Eve let satan make them believe his rulership is better and said his rulership is better than God's would be. So there you have it. When we decide God is the true ruler and when God decides we want his rulership then we will live on paradise earth as God promised.

    • Sebastian4 weeks agoReport

      If you read Acts 17:31 and at the same time 1 John 5:19, you will notice that he is correct. The Bible describes "the whole world" as being in the hands of Satan. This makes sense even from a logical standpoint: if 1 John 4:8 declares that "God is love", then why would He cause suffering?

  • 1 month ago

    The Bible book of Ecclesiastes examines the subject of misery and futility when living on earth, "under the sun" - that is, without Heaven breaking through to us. The secular, or merely religious life, causes suffering because our hearts long for what we cannot have in a material world. We want justice, and peace, and plenty, and absolutely no dying! No can do. We are on a path of deciding for ourselves what we want, how we will get it, and forget that we are mortals who suffer and die.

    Ecclesiastes shows that God has put eternity in our hearts, as a 'burden', that we might seek Him, for we are made in His image. For as long as we reject that, and Him, we are striving after the wind. Existential philosophers tell us that we might as well eat, drink and be merry, for that's all there is. God tells us to work, rest, play and pray, for He delivers out of vanity those who trust Him. He has proven that suffering and death was defeated at Golgotha, when the tables were turned on those horrors by Christ suffering and dying in our place, that we might be released from our slavery, then being resurrected. Therein lies the answers, and the solution. It's all in the Bible.

  • 1 month ago

    There's good and evil in the world but many people listen to lie instead of the true God that's why there is so much suffering in the world

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