My mistake is I kept sayin' "that was proof that God didn't exist"
And you told me, "nah, it was proof that the devil do"

from The Roots (Ft. Amiri Baraka) – Something in the Way of Things (In Town) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

We often try to disprove God’s existence by citing evil as proof that he is not there; because how could god allow people to suffer if he existed. Bad things do not disprove god however, they merely prove the existence of the devil.

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