Zach Weiner at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal reminds us that theists have been struggling with the problem of evil for millennia. It’s not an issue that only crops up for the omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent god of monotheist religions (though it is particularly egregious there). For one thing, the Greeks saw it as a problem for the Greek pantheon, and it required the story of Pandora’s box to explain it away.
It’s hard to imagine anyone seeing this as a compelling explanation, though….
Click the picture for Pandora’s reaction, and the rest of the comic.