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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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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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God, the Meaningless Topic

God is the above and beyond everything; God is the unmovable mover; God is the first and the last, …..God is the Married Bachelor.  God is the living contradiction. Too many times I have listened to people describe God as … Continue reading

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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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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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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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A Faith Check

 

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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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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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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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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: 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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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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Live everyday like you are Dying

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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 De-Conversion in One Sentence

“A book that changed me? The Bible. It turned me into an Atheist.” -Andy Hamilton *I have since updated my ABOUT page to include my de-conversion. Feel free to check on my new About page. To get the full de-conversion, … Continue reading

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Answering the Well Spent Journey Atheist Questionnaire

So in all fairness to Matt of the Well Spent Journey Blog who took my Theist Challenge. I took his 12 Questions to ask an Atheist.  In addition he does have a very interesting summary post, on the different answers … Continue reading

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A Purpose Filled Blog

“Am I willing to wield the scalpel of truth to my own biases to find the truth?” quote by imbrocata For a while now I have had the phrase, “Taking a Scalpel to Faith, ” as my tagline on my … Continue reading

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