Darwinian Myths

Myths have been created about Charles Darwin not only by opponents but also by adherents.These myths also involve his contemporaries.

Esther, Mythology and Rationalism

The book of Esther contains no reference to Yahweh but deals extensively with other heathen “idols”. Why this is so is something that can be rationally explained.

Unbelieving Clergy

Research has uncovered a large number of clergy who no longer believe what they preach. Attempts are made to find them secular employment.

Scientology and Communism

The similarities between Scientology and Communism can explained by examining the personality of the founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard.

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.

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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

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.

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 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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