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?
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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 in...read more
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.read more
The latest statistics on religious affiliations and observances from the General Household Survey, published by Statistics South Africa for 2015read more
This is a letter sent to The Times newspaper on 7 September 2016 by Rick Raubenheimer the a member of the South African Secular Society.read more
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
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