Monthly Archives: August 2014

A musing on coerced attendance ….

Often AA members state that if people were not forced or coerced to attend AA, that it would solve lots of the problems that detractors or ex-members complain about.  I think this answer is, however, far too simplistic.  Part of … Continue reading

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Would you want to go to this hospital?

There is a major cancer hospital.  It has a treatment that everybody says is the really best treatment ever invented for your kind of disease.  Everybody tells you, if you want to get better, you have to go to this … Continue reading

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Dictionary Definitions

When I was in AA, sponsors, old-timers, other members talked a lot about looking words up in a dictionary.  As part of my step two, my sponsor had me look up ‘came to’ ‘believe’ ‘restore’ and ‘sanity’ and this formed … Continue reading

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Carbon-Based Random Slogan Generating Machine …

If you have just left, and are still trying to figure out your arse from your elbow, I highly recommend the Stinkin’ Thinkin’ Blog. See here: http://donewithaa.wordpress.com/2009/05/02/unofficial-unoffical-aa-slogans/ Below, I have pasted a copy of an essay on Stinkin’ Thinkin’ that … Continue reading

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