Category Archives: life

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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Dear God

Dear God for whom I had indebted my life too and owe all Salvation too, When I was a doubting a Christian, Nietzche told me that were you dead, but I refused to believe the words of a dead gay … Continue reading

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Dear Zubin (Part II)

The First part of this post can be found here. I didn’t understand why Zubin did not want a relationship with God.  Who wouldn’t want a relationship with Jesus?  Who wouldn’t want a deeper understanding of God? Who wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Dear Zubin, (Part I)

Growing up in New Jersey, My best friend was a somewhat short American-Indian kid named Zubin with a noticeable amount of acne.  We would hang out everyday, I would spend countless weekends at his house.   If my mom wanted to … Continue reading

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I don’t believe in God, but I still hate him anyways

(I initially did not want to write this post, because it felt it too emotional and selfish on my behalf.  But after thinking about it several days, I thought it was still too emotional and selfish, but at the same … 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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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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Politics and Religion

These words of Barry Goldwater ring so true.  Because in my own dealings with the heart of Christianity any compromise in their own eyes is a compromise of their faith.  And that just can’t happen.  For many of them feel … 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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200th Post

It’s another milestone for the Bittersweet End Blog. My 200th post I never would have thought when I first started blogging that I would have enjoyed it so much nor reaching 200 completed post (and also 60,000 views). One thing … Continue reading

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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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Top Regrets Men Have At the End of Their Lives

I read this article awhile ago on the website Alternet. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies … Continue reading

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Reflection of Self

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” -Leo Tolstoy

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Religion vs. Science: How they are fundamentally incompatible?

This is the last post in my Religion vs Science Series.  Different Worldviews of Faith and Science I would definitely say that a christian/religious  worldview  contradicts that of a scientific world view.  For in a religious worldview morality, faith, God, … Continue reading

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My One Year Journey

It has been a year since I have come out to my wife and pastor, that I am no longer a christian.  Really it has been an up and down emotional journey.  I have to admit in the beginning of … 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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In Life…

Do whatever you WANT to do. Do whatever you NEED to do. Do whatever you HAVE to do.                 -But make sure you do all three.

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The Voice Inside

By Bart S. Phillips I once believed the voice inside my head was God. I once believed the voice in me that said That taking things that are not mine is wrong, That hitting and hurting others is wrong, That … Continue reading

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Going to Church as an Atheist

Three weeks ago, the wife and I were running Very late to church, so she suggested we go visit another church that was closer and I knew the pastor who was over it, because I use to attend church with … Continue reading

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