Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

Dear God

Dear God for whom I had indebted my life too and owe all Salvation too, When I was a doubting a Christian, Nietzche told me that were you dead, but I refused to believe the words of a dead gay … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift of Science

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M. Rodriguez:I thought this was a funny post picture, but so true at the same time. Originally posted on What comes to my mind…: View original

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Church without God — by design

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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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Book Review: God is Not Great, How Religion Poisons Everything By Christopher Hitchens

I bought this book, because during a speech by Daniel Dennett he mentioned in his research on de-conversions that this Book, God is Not Great was a major catalyst for some pastors and preachers to de-convert.  And for some it was … 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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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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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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Saying Goodbye to Religous Dogma

So I remember listening to this song on the radio a while back, I remember thinking how much it captivated how I felt at that moment about leaving God, Religion, and Christianity.  That even though it was nice and I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Religion, Government, and People

“Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.” – Seneca the younger 4BC- 65 AD *In light that today is election day in the U.S.,I felt it only appropriate … Continue reading

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