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.



Join us for SOFiA’s exploration of truth-telling in 2021

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Not just men

Not just men

By Greg Spearritt Let me state up front: the current gender crisis is not up to women to fix. It’s male behaviour and a deeply sexist culture, and a...

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Church schools and women

Church schools and women

By Greg Spearritt No doubt the issues around attitudes to women and skewed attitudes to sex are society-wide, but there are microcosms of...

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