Category: History – Modern

The post-millennium history of Alcoholics Anonymous.

America’s Favorite Poison

Whatever happened to the anti-alcohol movement? By Olga Khazan Posted on  January 14, 2020 on The Atlantic Occasionally, Elizabeth Bruenig unleashes a tweet for which she knows she’s sure to get dragged: She admits...

The Virtual 2020 Secular AA Conference

By bob k On Saturday, December 5th, ICSAA (International Conference of Secular AA) held a condensed version of the biennial conference that was scheduled to take place LIVE in Washington, D.C. Covid-19 caused that...

Saturday’s Free Secular AA Zoom Conference

By Joe C. It’s a little of the latest science. It’s a little AA folk-wisdom, some entertainment, some community. That’s what you’ll find at the International Conference of Secular AA free December 5th mini-conference....

Can AA Please Evolve?

By Dave W One of the things I admire the most about the simplicity of the way AA meetings are structured and conducted is the level playing field that is created for the typical...

Questions & Answers – AA Agnostica

 The creator of the Polish website Agnostics and Atheists in AA recently asked me a number of questions. Here are the questions and my answers. By Roger C How long have you been in...

An Academic Analysis of Do Tell!

In 2018 a scholar based his doctoral dissertation, “Experiences of Atheists and Agnostics in Alcoholics Anonymous”, on the book Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA, published in 2015. Last month Brent...

An Agnostic and Mainstream AA

By Brendan O’K “All people must necessarily rally to the call of their own particular convictions and we of AA are no exception,” said Bill Wilson. One of my strong convictions is agnosticism, the...