"I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members." ~ Groucho MarxIt reminds me of the nonsensical excuses that people give me for not belonging to professional organizations or subscribing to magazines. You're not marrying the concept, you're just opening yourself to some potential benefit that might at some point come your way, if you are open to it, and you are opening the door for your own opportunity to give something back to your profession or field of interest, if you feel like it.
End of sermon. It must be the heat.
By the way, the Saratoga blogs are fun to read in the morning, here are a couple of them: