Category Archives: belief

Christmas Poetry for the non-believer and believer

An Atheist’s Christmas -by Kim Cole Can you hear the bells? Can you hear the bells? Can you hear them calling? Listen to the bells Listen to the bells Look, the boundary’s falling I can smell the trees All so … Continue reading

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A Faith Check

 

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Daniel Everett’s Deconversion

This is a very interesting de-conversion story of Daniel Everett as he tried to evangelize to an indigenous (atheist) Amazonian Tribe.  And in his attempt to convert them, he himself converted to a non-believer. *He also has a book about … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: The Thinking of Evidence vs. Faith

For really where they contradict is in the thinking of evidence and faith and how it applies to daily worldviews.  That you can live in a world where faith and religion don’t contradict, but you have to separate the domain … 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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Is the concept of a Perfect God Illogical?

After doing my post series on the Anatomy of a Perfect God, I wanted to finish it off with one final question:  Does the concept of God even make sense?  Is the idea of a Perfect God illogical? The Philosophy … Continue reading

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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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Free From Mental Oppression

I am free from the mental oppression and mental bondage of Christianity. “I am free to think the things I think, free to appreciate the world around me for what it is, free to live my life now and not … Continue reading

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The Death of God

I remember somewhere in the middle of my journey into extinguishing my skepticism and doubt I came across the Phrase, “God is Dead.”  It caught me off guard, because it was such a bold statement.  Bold that such a person would … Continue reading

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Scientific Prayer

Does Prayer Work?  That is the Scientific question. There have been many studies over the last 65 years as pertaining to the effectiveness and verifiability of the assured applicability of prayer.  The majority of the studies have taken place under … Continue reading

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The Shame of Non-Evidence

“The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.” -Thomas H. Huxley ******** “What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence.” -Christopher Hitchens ********  “It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, … Continue reading

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Frederick Sparks: Why I am an Atheist?

I am an atheist because I have never seen any real evidence of any gods of any kind. Even as a child it bothered me that god did not act in obvious and public ways as depicted in the Bible. … 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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Just another atheist Questionaire

This will probably be my last questionnaire post, I like doing them, because they are fun, simple, and easy to do.  But they don’t serve the true purpose of the blog, which is too examine and evaluate the belief in … Continue reading

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Defending your Faith-Free Life

Originally posted on Triangulations:
Let’s start with a Bible quote and my coined definition: …Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; –…

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15 Question Atheist Ice Breaker

I saw this questionnaire on the Bold Questions Blog, and it was also cited on the Everyday Infidel blog.  I thought this was a good questionnaire, because it is designed around introducing yourself in a light-hearted fashion. 1. At what point … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Religous Dogma

So I remember listening to this song on the radio a while back, I remember thinking how much it captivated how I felt at that moment about leaving God, Religion, and Christianity.  That even though it was nice and I enjoyed … Continue reading

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My Last Prayer

So it was August of 2011 that I prayed my last real prayer.  Yeah I’ve done lil fake prayers at church, and when we bless food with other Christians.  But the one in August of 2011 was the last sincere … Continue reading

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The Cry

by Michael Pain Here I am, doubting your existence, questioning your omnipotence. To you they plead their case, to all you refuse to show your face, in the eyes of the believers, the congregation, Because I choose to think freely, because … Continue reading

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