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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More gender wars

More gender wars

More gender wars By Greg Spearritt In 2004, the International Olympic Committee instigated a policy of accepting transgender athletes into Olympic...

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Hellish humans

Hellish humans

Hellish humans By Greg Spearritt “There is a heaven and there is a hell,” declared Hillsong founder Brian Houston in 2020. “They’re very real...

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