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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Is religion about survival?

Is religion about survival?

Much about religion can be framed by evolutionary psychology. In a word, it’s about survival. The idea that we are primed to see agency even when...

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Philosophy and race

Philosophy and race

In 20th-century pluralist theology, even ‘enlightened’ theologians like Winston L. King could not quite shake their Western assumptions: despite...

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