Category Archives: skepticism

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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What if Superman behaved like God?

When I first saw the initial picture of Jesus talking to Spiderman, Captain America and The Hulk, I couldn’t help but chuckle to myself.  As to how silly this picture really makes the ideology of Jesus really look.  Even though … 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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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Is God Immutable (Unchanging)?

In this post I wanted to talk about what it means to call God, Unchanging and Immutable in the biblical sense and in the philosophical sense. A Philosophical Immutable God: Some of the classic definitions of an immutable God goes … Continue reading

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Miracles in Moore, OK

Originally posted on Finding Truth:
By now, everyone knows about the devastating tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma on Monday, May 20th. This morning, on NBC’s Today Show, I heard a touching story about a woman who was in labor…

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The Skeptic Vs. The Miracle….. #Buying a Miracle

A Miracle by definition is the suspension of the laws of nature and physics.  It by so, that when nature or physical law cannot explain something, that is when something is deemed a  miracle. To the skeptic & atheist they don’t believe in miracles; and the religious believer does.  So … 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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