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Why would a good God create parasites?
Ross, H. 2005.  Connections 7(2):5. CELD ID 19103

Some skeptics base their rejection of the Christian faith on bugs - specifically parasites. They argue that the existence of parasites is incompatible with belief in the all-loving, all-powerful God of Christianity. While human beings will never know all God's reasons for creating parasites, the following true story illustrates how their existence may be considered a good thing, rather than an excuse for rejecting God.