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Relevant Quotes for Secular AA

Our book is meant to be suggestive only. We realize we know only a little. Alcoholics Anonymous, Page 164, 1939 The spiritual life is by no means a Christian monopoly… Consider the eight-part program...

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Making a case for atheist/agnostic groups in AA

By JHG  The idea that atheists and agnostics have the right to take part in the AA experience and fellowship does not involve either a subtle or complicated mental juggling act. The third tradition explicitly...

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Anonymity in the 21st Century

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...

The Historical Role of Intergroups in AA

By Linda R. A fellowship without rules and regulations Bill Wilson, AA’s co-founder, wrote this in the July 1946 Grapevine: So long as there is the slightest interest in sobriety, the most unmoral, the...