The Real Problem of Evil
Let's think about this proposition: "there is too much suffering to consider God". Clearly, "too much suffering" occurs in a "continuous space" (indicated by the words "too much"). Presumably, if there were less suffering, God could then be a live option. But "considering God" occurs in a "discrete space" -- either one considers God or one does not. Given that God's being a live option is legitimate when there is no suffering, this leaves two possibilities (illustrated below):
In the first case, the "problem" (P -- that is, God is no longer a live option) occurs at some (arbitrary?) point along the suffering (S) axis (at the star). Anyone claiming this scenario could legitimately be asked to identify and justify that star (i.e., what's so special about that tiny increment of suffering?). Otherwise, we must conclude that the amount of suffering cannot preclude considerations of God.

In the second case, the "problem" occurs right off the bat: implying that the existence of suffering (rather than the amount of suffering) precludes considerations of God. But most grown-ups prefer books and movies where there is conflict, or even suffering -- whether resolved or not. That is, we see value in suffering. But if suffering can ever result in a " greater good ," then the second case cannot be right, either.