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Overhaul? (by ROY R.)
As a delegate to the General Service Conference in 2003 and 2004, I saw the passion and angst raised by a single comma, following requests from the...
Overhaul? (by COREY B.)
I appreciated Joe's article. However, I very seriously doubt if a consensus could soon be reached to modify the first 164 pages. The fear of change,...
Overhaul? (by JEAN P.)
I love the Big Book, but Joe makes a valid point. If our primary purpose is really to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety,...
Not set in stone
Our texts are not set in stone; if the Big Book were the last word--the equivalent of the Bible or Koran--there would be no "Twelve and Twelve," AA...
Superstition?
The classic text should remain as a historical document and source of inspiration. But it seems to me that there's a fear bordering on superstition...
Cult-like or just welcoming? (by NANCY C.)
Readers respond to "Why are we shouting?" in the September Grapevine
Cult-like or just welcoming? (by ROB H.)
I was so deeply offended on several different levels by this article that I felt compelled to write in for the first time. I can now see that this...
Cult-like or just welcoming? (by D.C.)
I've been to plenty of meetings where they shout your name, and some where they don't. I've been to meetings where they read for the first 20 minutes...
Cult-like or just welcoming? (by TRACY H.)
First, I don't go to meetings where there's "shouting," but rather attend meetings where I'm welcomed. Maybe it's just my perception, but as a person...
Cult-like or just welcoming? (by ERNEST S.)
I want to assure Bob H. that many of us are listening, and have felt the same contempt and dread for the cultish AA vocabulary, handshaking, clapping...