The oath

Instead of ensuring that justice prevails, the oath has, on the contrary, frequently had the opposite effect.

Unbelief in South Africa

The struggle for the rights of unbelievers in South Africa is not yet over. Although their fortunes improved greatly with the adoption of the Constitution after 1994, the latest attempt by the Government to restrict free speech portends nothing good.

Community Coordinator Needed at SASS (volunteer position)

Join the SA Secular Society team as a community coordinator (volunteer) in Johannesburg. This is a leadership position within the organisation who will oversee all Jhb activities.

Call for Volunteers

The South African Secular Society has gone from being just a few non-believers planning an organisation to a thriving, but small operation that engages with media, the public and non-religious people and groups around South Africa. At the moment our...

OGOD vs Schools Court Dates 15-17 May 2017

The OGOD vs Schools court case is due to be heard at the Johannesburg (South Gauteng) High Court next week 15 – 17 May 2017. We encourage all secularists and supporters in the area to join us at 9am (for 10h00) at the court in Pritchard Street, Johannesburg. Hans plans to have OGOD T-shirts available on Monday morning.

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The dangers of mixing religion and politics

“When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way. Their movements become headlong – faster and faster and faster. They put aside all thoughts of obstacles and forget the precipice does not show itself to the man in a blind rush until it’s too late.”
-Frank Herbert

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It’s Official: We Are A Registered Non-Profit!

We are proud to announce that the South African Secular Society is now registered as a non-profit organisation in South Africa. This accomplishment has been ongoing work for the leadership team here at SASS, and we are thrilled to announce this next step in our budding organisation.

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Onboarding for New Atheists?

Religion provides a support structure for many. However, a sincere, honest appraisal leads the thinking person to conclude that there probably is no God. What then? What is the “new” nonbeliever to do? What are the options? Does atheism have an induction process? How can the new nonbeliever join her new culture, locate its support structures, connect with the like-minded?

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Doomed to Repeat History?

BLOG VIDEOS PODCASTS BOOKS CONTACT DONATE BLOG VIDEOS PODCASTS BOOKS CONTACT DONATE Lately the South African press has been inundated with news stories about the so called doom pastor, a pastor that has been spraying doom, the insecticide in the faces of his...

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