Category Archives: religion

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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Contradictions Part 6: Jesus’s Genealogy

Originally posted on Finding Truth:
The first post in this series can be found here. Personally, I think this is one of the clearest contradictions in the Bible. Why does the Bible give us Jesus’ genealogy? I can think of…

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Which one is God’s will?

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The Greatest Evil About Religion

“Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you’d have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.” ~ Steven Weinberg, “Men never … 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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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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A Faith Check

 

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The truth about vaccinations: Your physician knows more than the University of Google

Originally posted on Violent metaphors:
“A cousin of my mom’s survived Polio and lived the rest of his life with its effects. He was not expected to live past his teens but made it to his 40s. I am grateful…

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A Collection of Failed and Discrepant Bible Prophecy

Personally, I am not an expert in Bible prophecy nor I am studied in this topic.  So what I decided to do was put together a collection of failed biblical prophecy and general articles on failed biblical prophecy.  Just a quick note for the reader; this is dealing specifically with predictions and prophecies … 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 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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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: 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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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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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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