Tagged: Atheists

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The First Secular AA Meeting in Canada

By Michael D. Around 2 or 3 am the morning of my 37th birthday – January 20, 1979 – I was in a serious car accident. Like many other alcoholics, I had reached a...

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Critique of Chapter 4 – We Agnostics

By Paul W. Allow me to set the stage, so to speak. I love Alcoholics Anonymous. I want AA to succeed and to continue its good work. I know that the secular AA groups...

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Incoming!

Through heat, sand and sniper fire, their AA group kept them sober to show up and do their jobs By Eric C. Traverse City, Michigan, USA Copyright © AA Grapevine (October, 2017) Not only...

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4 Ways Atheists and Agnostics Recover

By Kelly Fitzgerald Originally published on July 24, 2017 in The Recovery Village A common question among those trying to get sober, and those who are foreign to addiction and recovery is, how do...

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The Watering Down of AA

Not a New Thing On any given day, the AA world witnesses a remarkable volume of whining about the watering down of Alcoholics Anonymous. Various individuals, groups, and institutions comprise the extensive cast of...

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Quad A

This was the first of three main talks at a workshop on the history of secular AA at the We Agnostics, Atheists and Freethinkers International AA Convention in Austin, Texas, in November 2016. By...

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The “God” Word

An Atheist’s Experience in AA My name is Paul, and I am an alcoholic. I am an atheist. I believe there probably is no God. I cannot prove there is no God, because it...

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Atheists and Agnostics Step Into The Light in AA

“The continuing use of the Lord’s Prayer in a group that tries to tell people it is ‘spiritual not religious’ is why words like ‘hypocrisy’ were invented.” By Dillon Murphy Published on October 16,...

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May You Join Us Soon… in Austin!

By Nick H. Host Committee Chairperson The 2016 We Agnostics, Atheists and Freethinkers – International AA Convention (WAAFT-IAAC) is happening very soon on the weekend of November 11 – 13 in Austin, Texas.  The...

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Atheists in AA – How it Works

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...