Category Archives: atheism

The Free Flowing Knowledge of Religion

I can’t help but wonder whats more foolish?  Rejecting a religion after its holy book, Or rejecting all other religions after reading just one holy book? The reason I ask this rhetorical question, because we are guilty of this mindset … Continue reading

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An Atheist Sermon

Many people are already familiar with this message by Jerry Dewitt, but I thought I would re-post it, because it is a strong sermon and message.

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A Fresh Breath of Atheist Air

I needed some type of catchy title for this post.  Now that I got your attention, let me tell you about some things happening in my great big-fat atheist life. About three weeks ago, I took a road trip to … Continue reading

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2013 in Review for the BitterSweet End Blog

Happy New Year Everybody.  I just want to give a special thanks to those who have followed my blog.  I hope your New Year is full of love, hope, peace, and prosperity. I know haven’t been posting and commenting as often on my … Continue reading

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Turning 30 and a Half

Okay I confess that this is a cheesy Blog title, but I needed something. I actually turned 30 about five months ago, back in July.  I actually wanted to do an update post about my life back in July, but … Continue reading

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Top Atheist Podcast

This is my personal list of the Top 3 Atheist/Skeptics podcast.  All of these Podcast are somewhat Christian Friendly in the sense that they don’t try to mock the Christian and that obscene language is kept to an absolute minimum.  1. … Continue reading

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A Unique Day at Work

This is a story about something that happened to me at work a few days ago.  So that morning when getting ready for work, I woke up earlier than usual so I had a little time to burn.  I checked … Continue reading

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Why are you an Atheist in 100 words or less?

Sometimes, when I think of the different ways to answer the question, “Why are you an atheist?”  or  “Why don’t you believe in God?”  I really can’t think of simple way to answer that question.  I truly fell like I … Continue reading

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I NEVER lost my faith; (A Fleeting Moment of Realization)

It was a weekday, and I had just got off work.  I had got into my car to drive home,  And I had made the turn out of the parking lot passing the Steak n Shake to my left.  Then … Continue reading

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Atheist by Default

For me personally, when I think of my non-belief in a formal fashion and think of all the different -isms out there, I have to be honest.  I can relate to all of them, and to a degree they all … Continue reading

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Life after Church

Last Month I turned thirty,  The Big 3-0….WOW. And I completed two years of blogging. I have to admit that since I no longer believe in God and lost my religion.  I find my life much more refreshing, but also … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: How and Where they Contradict?

In my previous post I talked about how among the opinion of the general populace that even though many say that there is no contradiction among religion and science.  The christian community is struggling in this area because nearly a … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: Are Religion and Science Compatible?

Now some of my counterparts might disagree with this post but I must confess at the core of traditional fundamental biblical Christianity it contradicts with science.  We would be disillusioned to think that religion and science are not at war … Continue reading

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Church without God — by design

Originally posted on CNN Belief Blog:
By Dan Merica, CNN [twitter-follow screen_name='DanMericaCNN'] Boston (CNN)-– It’s Sunday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a rapt congregation listens to a chaplain preach about the importance of building a community. A few dozen people sit…

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The Best of the BitterSweet Blog

It has been nearly two years blogging for me.  I have over 2500 comments, nearly 50,000 Views, over 150 followers and a new wealth of knowledge that has transformed my life.  Considering this mild accomplishment in my two years period … Continue reading

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Ray Comfort and The Evolution of the Banana

For those who are not familiar with the background of this video I wanted to highlight something very critical other than the typical ridicule and silliness of it.  That Ray Comfort is using a banana (The atheist nightmare) as proof … Continue reading

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Faith Will Fail: My letter to a Church Elder

So a while back one of the elders delivered a message at the church.  And this was just a few weeks after I deconverted.  In his message he talked about faith, doubt, belief, and unbelief.  And in his message he … Continue reading

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Book Review: God is Not Great, How Religion Poisons Everything By Christopher Hitchens

I bought this book, because during a speech by Daniel Dennett he mentioned in his research on de-conversions that this Book, God is Not Great was a major catalyst for some pastors and preachers to de-convert.  And for some it was … Continue reading

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Live everyday like you are Dying

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Understanding the Atheist Unbelief

I remember one of the minor stepping stones into me questioning my faith was the understanding of the burden of proof and the scientific method.  I did not understand that atheism was the ‘Lack of Belief’ in that it takes the … Continue reading

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