short response to a question

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article- http://www.ditext.com/mackie/evil.html

question- In reading Mackie’s article, Evil and Omnipotence, explain what he things is wrong with the following claims regarding the existence of evil:

1) That there must be evil in order for there to be good.

2) That evil is due to human free will.

Are his arguments convincing to you? Why or why not?