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Beyond Belief Agnostics and Freethinkers

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Thirty-Five. Originally posted in March 2017. In January of 2017 secular AA groups booted out by the Greater Toronto Area Intergroup were invited back in by the Intergroup. This candid...

Jim Burwell

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Five. Originally posted in April 2012. Early History. Traditional AA is god-obsessed. But without Jim Burwell, the Big Book and traditional AA would be much more religious. By Linda R....

The “Don’t Tell” Policy in AA

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Three. Originally posted in January 2012. It’s about not being able to be honest at a traditional AA meeting if you don’t believe in a God. You have to keep...

Out of the Closet

By Lisa F. When I first came to AA in 2008, I was much too sick and scared to mind the God idea. Looking back, the AA in my small central California city was...

Atheist in a Foxhole

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...

A Magnificent Game Changer

Chapter 2 Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA By Doris A. Like many, childhood was a fertile ground for becoming an alcoholic. My mother had very serious problems with alcohol, binge...

What If We Built It… And No One Came?

By bob k There are some parallels existing between the LGBTQ+ and the secular communities in Alcoholics Anonymous. Both are outliers in a sense, or in multiple senses perhaps. Many in the traditional recovery...

About Being Here

Introduction By Roger C. life-j is the author of a book published 12 days ago on Amazon, About Being Here. And he is my friend. We have known each other since early in 2013....

One Big Tent

Review by Thomas B. A most auspicious event took place during the opening Panel of the recent third Biennial International Secular AA Conference that took place during August 24 through 26 in Toronto, Canada...