Six Shades of Nonbelievers

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By Joe C. The nonbeliever world is a hexagon shaped world, according to a University of Tennessee finding. Christopher Silver and Thomas Coleman III derived their six types of nonbelievers based on an analysis of interviews across the United States. Well, let’s see. Do you fall into one of these subgroups?

One’s religion is an outside issue

Father Pete Watters

By Thomas B. Like many folks at AA Agnostica and elsewhere, I’m most disappointed by the decision of the General Service Board and Conference to again not publish the proposed pamphlet, “AA — Spiritual, Not Religious.” I was further dismayed to learn from Roger C.’s article The General Service Conference … Continue reading

Anonymity in the 21st Century

Rollie Hemsley

By Bob K. A Nameless Group of Drunks In the 1930s the whole concept of “anonymity” was very simple. Bill Wilson’s “nameless group of drunks,” helping themselves by helping each other, were progressing into unprecedented months, and even years of sobriety. The admission of alcoholism, so vital to recovery, could, … Continue reading

Atheists, Traditions and Concepts

Flowers for Atheists

By Edward S., Jupiter, Florida Recently, while doing some fellowshipping with local AAs, a friend expressed her belief that atheists should not be allowed to start their own atheist-oriented groups (and therefore should not be recognized by Intergroup) and should start their own fellowship.  This essay was born out of … Continue reading