“Best of all possible worlds” takes another hit

I was reading Leibniz and thinking of divine perfection last night when the first images of decimated Joplin, Missouri started to circulate.

And so we add another item to the endless litany of improbable “Best Possible World” realities Bertrand Russell began to enumerate in 1927:

Do you think that, if you were granted omnipotence and omniscience and millions of years in which to perfect your world, you could produce nothing better than the Ku Klux Klan or the Fascists?

Or Joplin.

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