“With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil – that takes religion.”
Instead of ensuring that justice prevails, the oath has, on the contrary, frequently had the opposite effect.
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.
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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.read more
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...read more
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.read more
It is of great concern to us that several prominent Democratic Alliance Party members, including the Party President Mmusi Maimane and Provincial Leader Patricia Kopane, have promoted and attended the “It’s Time” gathering organised by Angus Buchan of Shalom Ministries.read more
“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.”
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.read more
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