Category Archives: religion

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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Top Atheist and Skeptic Scholars

1. Bart Ehrman Ehrman is a professor is a professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  He actually attended very conservative bible schools, Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute.  And then went on to receive his PH. D … Continue reading

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Top Christian Apologist

1. William Lane Craig Dr. Craig is probably the most famous modern-day apologist in the world.  He currently runs the Reasonable Faith podcast and website.  He holds several degrees in divinity and theology and currently holds a research professor of philosophy … 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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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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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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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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God Loves You So Much, That He Created Hell…

Originally posted on Thinking out loud:
God Loves You So Much…

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Live everyday like you are Dying

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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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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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Why A New Covenant if the First was Perfect? Is the Law of God Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This all together is a confusing topic to tackle, and somewhat difficult to explain or gather because of the way people/believers interpret the … Continue reading

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Whats coming up next?

As for the BitterSweet Blog, I am adding four new pages for the ease of use and navigation purposes.  The main new page will be the Series, Studies and Topics, which will contain a variety of things that I have … Continue reading

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Its the little things

For those who know me I typically don’t blog too much on personal matters, and that’s really just my temperament.  And thats also how I deal with people in the real world.  However this is something I feel like venting about.      … 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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Can we all just get along.

So I saw a post on the blog, Is there a God titled, why does it have to be a war?  And my initial reaction to this post was one of agreement that it doesn’t have to be a war … Continue reading

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