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...
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?
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.
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For a god to possess a right, that right must be granted to that god by other moral agents, But do we grant any gods the rights their followers claim they have?read more
With quotes being tweeted such as “marriages of today are failing because of lack of submission”, we feel the need to remind the department that South Africa is a secular state and that such a selective platform given to specific religious views violates the spirit of secularism.read more
Is atheism something that changes people, or do they change first and therefore become atheists? It’s something I have often thought about, and I have come to the conclusion that the answer is – at least in my own case – both.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Offence, Freedom of Speech and the Importance Of Criticising Ideas by Mark Hague | 28 February 2016 If you google “the importance of criticising ideas” the first two links that pop up (apart from a Wikipedia page on criticism) are entitled “Why Fighting For Our Ideas...read more
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