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.



Regrettably, our One-day Conference scheduled for June 20, 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19. Watch this space for our main event in 2021!

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(Anti-) socially mediated?

(Anti-) socially mediated?

Social media seems increasingly to be defining life in the 21st century. The question is, for better or worse? There are skeptics who point to the...

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