Atheists in AA – How it Works

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Roger C gave a talk in Kansas City on Saturday, August 6, 2016 – two agnostic AA groups were celebrating their anniversaries – and what follows is a mildly edited version of Roger’s talk at that very special event. You can listen to a podcast of the talk at AA … Continue reading

Austin AA Convention – Outreach

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By Ken S. Convention Outreach Committee Greetings! Please come and join us and other secular members of AA from around the world at our second We Agnostics, Atheists and Free Thinkers (WAAFT) International AA convention in Austin, Texas on the weekend of November 11 – 13, 2016. We are part … Continue reading

A Different Road

Different Road

This article was first published in the Chicago Tribune twenty-one years ago, on February 22, 1995. It reports on alcoholics in AA celebrating – “the drunks are having a party” – the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the very first “Quad A” meeting – Alcoholics Anonymous for Atheists and Agnostics. Today there are a dozen such … Continue reading

The Power of Our Stories

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This is a potential chapter in our special project, The Practical Book: Tools We Find Helpful in Recovery. By Chris G. When I first came to AA, I had no story. Oh, there were lots of stories I could tell: drunken episodes, all the problems the world had given me, … Continue reading

A Pamphlet for AA Agnostics?

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The Alcoholics Anonymous Literature Committee in Great Britain will be presenting a pamphlet for and by agnostic and atheist members to its 2016 Conference. A sub-committee is looking for articles written by AA members in Great Britain and the Continental European Region for inclusion in that pamphlet. As this is a pamphlet for that area, submissions … Continue reading

We are unstoppable

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By Dave S. I had my last drink on February 28, 1984. Within my first year I became aware that, for lack of a better term, I was a nonbeliever. At the time it seemed that in order to be a “real” member of AA I was ultimately going to have to … Continue reading

No Grapevine Book for Atheists in AA

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By Roger C. I want to share with you two letters, with a document in the middle of the two letters. The first letter was written to the Grapevine and to the AA General Service Office and mailed in early January. This letter was a follow-up to many things: some 40 articles by … Continue reading