True to form, skeptic and MM have not been able to respond directly to the question posed in the OP. God plans to torture all of us--along with most of the planet, evidently-- with hellfire for all eternity.
They can see that temporary torture
for not agreeing with a dictator's religious or political views is bad. But eternal torture
seems an okay thing to do to someone for not accepting Jesus as lord and savior. It is even a sign of how much he loves us. 
Aware that they are on very shaky moral and ethical ground, the believers here keep changing the subject. They don't compare temporary torture of political prisoners by a dictator (evil, cruel and bad!) to eternal torture by an powerful god (loving and good!). They are trying to compare god torturing human beings forever
to the frustrations of an ordinary parent who is at wits end with their misbehaving kid. Like god is Mr. Kotter and human beings are the Sweathogs.
You see, eternal hellfire is only god's "tough love" or "scared straight" program--it just never, ever ends. And you don't learn anything from it. And you don't get scared straight, you just get scared and burnt. Over and over.
Actually it is nothing at all like the "tough love" or "scared straight" programs...
God is not an ordinary loving human parent with a troublesome, lazy, disrespectful kid, no matter how many analogies you bring up. God is, according to believers, the most powerful being ever, who created the universe and everything in it. He knows exactly
what will happen to each of us from the time we are born until we die. He knows exactly
who will be tempted by sin, who will be tricked by Satan's demons into practicing the wrong religion, who will be born into the wrong environment and never learn about Christianity. And he knows exactly
who will learn about it and then decide it is all BS. He knows when we are sleeping. He knows when we're awake. He knows when we've been bad or good..... sorry.
God, therefore, knows exactly
what it would take to convince each and every one of us of his existence, of his truth, of the sacrifice of Jesus, of the bible's reality or whatever. He could have done it anytime-- what is he waiting for? The ability to create the universe, to create life itself, and all he can come up with is one lame old book of crazy stories? Why is he invisible and non-existent to so many of us?
Don't say it is because we have hardened our hearts and want to keep on sinning. Many people come here and tell us that they were horrible atheists sinning right and left, but then one fine day, god revealed everything to them
, and they became the wonderful saved Christians they are today. So, god clearly knows how to get through to some people, but chooses not to get through to others. Doesn't god know how to save us from sin, or does he just not care about some of us?
Don't say it is because we have chosen to be separate from god, because he is all-powerful, remember? We can't separate from him unless he wants to let us go. We cannot push an all-powerful god around, anymore than a newborn baby can launch a nuclear missile attack. So there is no excuse. If he wants to save us, he will. If he wants to burn us for all eternity, he will. It is not up to us--how could it be?
But you can't twist that kind of horrendous strong-arming into love--because Papa Doc Duvalier, Sadaam Hussein, Kim Jong Il, Mao Zedong and Stalin were more loving than that. They only tortured people until the victims died.
So, admit it, you would burn your children in the basement
. Because god is love.