The AHA gave Humanist of the Year awards to the author and activist Alice Walker—who promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories—and also to Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood who promoted eugenics and white supremacy. Sanger’s legacy is so complicated that her own organization is currently disowning her.Robby Soave, “By Canceling Richard Dawkins, the American Humanist Association Has Betrayed Its Values” at Reason (April 26, 2021)
But how can it? The smell of Virtue is intoxicating. And once they’re hooked, they’re hooked. They’ll end up Canceling Pinker too if he catches their eye.
See also: American Humanist Association underbusses Richard Dawkins As a reader puts it: From anti-God hero to trans-racist zero… But the thing is, who cares about the American Humanist Association without people like Dawkins?