Category Archives: purpose

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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Is God Eternal? Is God Transcendent?

A while back I did a post on God being Infinite and the many contradictory problems with calling God infinite.  And when doing that post, in the comments section the post turned to issue of God being Eternal.  So I … 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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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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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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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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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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The Writing on the Wall

My Little sister wrote this on her old bedroom wall, and I thought the words had such an  inspirational air of rational true, I thought I would take a picture of it and share it as a post.

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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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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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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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An Atheist Christian Marriage

Information on a mixed Christian-Atheist marriage from an atheist perspective is not always the easiest to find.  It seems whenever I look up information on this topic; all I can find is Christian sources and articles.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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Scriptural Reasoning

Go to Main Menu, Bonus topic for my series: Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism Scriptural Reasoning (SR) is a growing academic field of study, because it is a relatively young philosophical field of thought.  In some academic circular it is … 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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Why A New Covenant if the First was Perfect? Is the Law of God Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This all together is a confusing topic to tackle, and somewhat difficult to explain or gather because of the way people/believers interpret 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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Why I am no longer a Christian?

On several occasion I usually get some version of the two following Question and all these questions are really not about the existence of (any generic) God, but Why I don’t ultimately believe in the Christian God.: What is the … 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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