"To my atheist friends belonging to the Atheist Society of Calgary... Please consider leaving the ASC. It has become infected with woke nonsense. In a startling display of intolerance masquerading as tolerance an incident of censorship occurred. That's how woke culture operates. It claims "free exchange of ideas" and then when it encounters ideas which cause self-reflection, those views get labeled with buzzwords like “words are violence", "problematic" or the libelous "hate". They do this to avoid the cognitive dissonance scary ideas produce, as well as to actually engage ideas. They are cowards. The sane elements of the ASC are gone as of today. They're out. My decision was easy. I'm not on the board, and | have a zero-tolerance policy with regard to victimhood and cancel cultures. They appall and disgust me. George Carlin presaged this new fashion years ago in his book "When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?".... “Political correctness is America's newest form of intolerance, and it is especially pernicious because it comes disguised as tolerance. It presents itself as fairness, yet attempts to restrict and control people's language with strict codes and rigid rules. I'm not sure that's the way to fight discrimination. I'm not sure silencing people or forcing them to alter their speech is the best method for solving problems that go much deeper than speech.” George hadn't seen nothin’ yet... The word "woke" conjures to mind images of the walking dead in my mind for some reason, not the least of which is that their ideas make it difficult to distinguish between them, and the deranged. It's a cult which seeks to control people's behavior and speech. It's ironic how similar cancel culture is to religions, especially when it happens in an organization of atheists. IM me on the matter if you'd like."