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...

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...

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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You Represent Atheism

If you are an atheist, you represent atheism. There is a disturbing view held by some atheists that a single person doesn’t represent the movement, so if that single person behaves poorly it’s totally okay and we should just move on and let it go. It’s time to speak up.

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Statement Regarding Pastor Steven Anderson

In keeping with the humanist values of the South African Bill of Rights, we call upon the South African government to heed the petition on change.org created by Hendrik Baird, and deny Pastor Anderson entry into South Africa on his planned mission in September to spread hatred against LGBT people.

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