In the context of "The Problem of Evil" can you help point me to the literature on this sub-category?
Lacking this I have dubbed this sub-problem the "God for a day paradox":
“If I had only some of the powers of God, I would cure cancer”
Am I therefore more merciful than God? Supposedly the most merciful possible Being… Therefore is God’s omni-benevolence (not even that much is needed) itself a contradiction?
How can a lesser being even think of a more merciful action (take curing cancer down to a single child; even to just answering a prayer for such a child) than God Himself?
It is almost certainly possible to write a computer simulation that would, discover the “cancer mercy” action / rule on its own given an appropriate set of rules guiding “advance being behavior” This outcome would probably be another notch in favor of the Bostrom's “The Universe is a Simulation” argument.
Thanks in advance,
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