The Spirit of Rotation


By Roger C. Dear readers – it’s time for a change. As of today, AA Agnostica will no longer be posting original articles every Sunday. It’s a change that is a transition. It is a positive change, for a number of reasons, as outlined below. Online and Alive First, AA Agnostica will remain … Continue reading

Atheist in a Foxhole

Eternal Man

Chapter 5: Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA Russ H. On a sunny Saturday morning at the end of July, 1995, I pulled into the cul-de-sac where I lived with my wife of 19 years and our two teenage children. My sister’s van was parked in the … Continue reading

Platitudes in AA


By Roger C. It was getting dark and I didn’t have anything else to do that Friday night. So I decided to go to an AA meeting. A “traditional” meeting. As I wended my way down the street, looking left to right, I finally saw a crowd of about a dozen … Continue reading

God of Coincidence


By Tom P. I cannot conceive of a God who rewards and punishes his creatures, or has a will of the kind that we experience in ourselves. Neither can I nor would I want to conceive of an individual that survives his physical death; let feeble souls, from fear or … Continue reading

A Rose By Any Other Name

Rose II

By Adam N. Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, in which Ebenezer Scrooge experiences a radical personality transformation, moved me to tears last year. Like most of the men I know, this is not a common occurrence. I don’t cry much. Nothing against it, it just doesn’t happen very often. When … Continue reading

Step 6

Step 6

This is a chapter from the pioneering book: The Alternative Twelve Steps: A Secular Guide to Recovery. It was written by two women, Martha Cleveland and Arlys G., and originally published in 1991. As valuable today as it was then, a second edition of this exceptional work has been published by AA Agnostica. _____ Be … Continue reading

My AA, Right or Wrong

My Country

By John L. Last November I led a workshop at the WAFT convention in Santa Monica, “Our AA, Right or Wrong”. This was a paraphrase of the saying: My country, right or wrong; if right to be kept right, and if wrong, to be set right. (Senator Carl Christian Schurz, … Continue reading