I understand why someone might look at all the pain and suffering and cruelty in the world, and ask that question. If God is love, why would a loving Father allow His children to suffer? …Or, at the very least, why not stop some of the very worst attrocities?
There comes a time with any group, when you have to learn and change to fit into societal norms, or else be abandoned by sticking to tradition. I feel 2015 is one of those times for christians.
You’ve probably heard someone say it before. In a discussion forum or a debate, or twitter, or really anywhere in the world where vitriolic hate can be expressed with minimal repercussions (AKA the internet):
“Religious Indoctrination is Child Abuse”