Exploring issues of life and meaning


SOFiA is a network of Australians interested in openly exploring issues of life and meaning through reason, philosophy, ethics, religion, science and the arts. We want to explore for ourselves what we can believe and how we can find meaning in our lives.

SOFiA has no philosophical or religious position beyond a desire to ‘openly explore’: it is a forum for discussing ideas, experiences and possibilities.

Any who find themselves in sympathy with our purpose – exploring life and meaning in an open and non-dogmatic manner – are most welcome to join us.



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Christmas and truth

Christmas and truth

By Greg Spearritt Believing in Santa is apparently good for kids. The same may be true for the story of the baby boy in the manger. It’s when the...

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Politics, integrity and truth

Politics, integrity and truth

By Greg Spearritt Sydney Morning Herald columnist Jacqueline Maley makes the clear-eyed observation that voters actually expect politicians to lie....

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