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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An Open Letter to the DA from Concerned Secular Citizens (following Angus Buchan Meeting)

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.

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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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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?

Doomed to Repeat History?

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...

Why I am not a militant atheist

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?

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Why Secularism is Important

Secularism is the principle of the separation of government institutions and persons mandated to represent the state from religious institutions and religious dignitaries.   In a country where 85% of people are Christian, why shouldn't we have Christian prayers...

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Honour Killings are the Real Terrorist Actions

With honour killings going across all forms of religions, nationalities and cultures, we cannot assign this horrible act to a certain group of people. But what seems to be the trend, is that it usually is the male that disagrees with the female’s actions or believes which then makes the female the victim.

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