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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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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: 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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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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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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Book Review: Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris

It was only after reading a book review on the Finding Truth blog about this book did I decide to buy this book on amazon.  And I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed reading.  It … 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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The Christian Delusion

{A Word of Caution, this video does have cursing, offensive, and fowl language.} I remember watching this video by Richard Carrier and being struck with the premise that Carrier calls Christianity a delusion.  I remember thinking that was a very … 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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Being in a Mixed marriage Christian-Atheist, the issues that come up, and overcoming the issues of dogma

One of the common struggles of a newly de-converted believer is his/her relationship with their believing spouse.  So I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to give a little of his background, experiences, and advise for one … 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 draw of an Evangelistic service.

So for those who don’t know, I still go to church, that’s actually part of my peace-treaty with my wife to keep some of the peace at home.  It’s okay for now.  However there are times when it has its moments. … Continue reading

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Content and Deluded

For me personally and emotionally my-deconversion process would not have been so emotionally difficult had I not loved being a Christian.  However the truth is I never hated my Christian experience or the Christian lifestyle.  I actually thoroughly enjoyed it.  I enjoyed being a … Continue reading

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What do I believe?

So a little over a week ago, I picked up my wife’s phone and I noticed a text message from her brother.  The text was him asking her (about me), “So what do he believe in now?” I actually had mixed feeling … Continue reading

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