“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.
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In places like the Bible Belt, leaving religion is not easy. As a new atheist, you may lose friends, family, spouse, even your home. How can you handle it firmly, yet with love and reconciliation?read more
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?read more
BLOG VIDEOS PODCASTS BOOKS CONTACT DONATE 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...read more
What are the lesson we can learn from Brexit and Trump. How could the liberal establishment get it so wrong. How can the modern world want to revert back to the primitive, stupid, racist, xenophobic, and irrational world that we worked so hard to escape from?read more
OGOD Presentation – Legal Case about Religion in Schools in South Africa (Hans Pietersen, Johannesburg)
A presentation about the legal case regarding the place of religion in public schools in South Africa. The talk was presented by Hans Pietersen from OGOD (Organisasie vir Godsdienste-Onderrig en Demokrasie) who has been involved with the case since 2008.read more
I first got to know Teresa when she was Director of the Hotline Project at Recovering from Religion. Founded by author and psychologist Darrel Ray, Recovering from Religion is a US organisation that helps people who are leaving religion. One of their projects involves...read more
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