A man went to a barber shop to have his hair and his beard cut
as always. He began to have a good conversation with the barber
who attended him. They talked about so many things and various
Suddenly, they touched on the subject of God. The barber said:
"Look man, I don't believe that God exists."
"Why do you say that?" asked the customer.
Well, it's so easy, you just have to go out in the street to realize
that God does not exist. Oh, tell me, if God exists, would there
be so many sick people? Would there be abandoned children?
If God exists, there would be no suffering nor pain. I can't think of
loving a God who permits all of these things."
The customer thought for a moment, but he didn't respond
because he did not want to start an argument. The barber finished
his job and the customer left the shop. Just after he left the barber
shop, he saw a man in the street with long hair and a beard that
was very long as well, one could tell that it had been a long time
since he had his hair cut. He also looked dirty and unkempt.
The customer entered the barber shop again and he said to the
barber: "You know what? Barbers do not exist."
"How can you say they don't exist?" asked the surprised barber."
I am here and I am a barber. Why I just worked on you!"
"No!" the customer exclaimed. "Barbers don't exist, because if
they did there would be no people with long hair and beard like
that man who is outside."
"Ah, barbers do exist, what happens is that people sometimes do
not come to them."
"Exactly!"- affirmed the customer. "That's the point! God does
exist. What happens is people don't go to Him and do not look
for Him. That's why there is so much suffering and hardship in
this world today."Enjoy! Enjoy!"