Thoughts Overhead at a Local Coffeeshop on Faith
The conversational divide–
3) God is the reason for your agitation based on suffering (Holy Spirit, etc..)
Not said–but something about the arc of history or progress (or in more academic terms evolution or dialectic could be used. Purpose in history. And perhaps rounding it out with your story. Although, that could be part II.
Ultimately–the issue of meaning. Life is messy. Objectivity as conceived through science misses the messy. It puts us in boxes.
The inevitability of control–addiction, etc…
The inevitability of death– (i guess that would turn it into a 3 parter)