Group Conscience

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Our A.A. Experience Has Taught Us That: (by Bill W.)
Nobody invented Alcoholics Anonymous. It grew. Trial and error has produced a rich experience. Little by little we have been adopting the lessons of...
Anarchy Melts (by Bill W.)
It may be that Alcoholics Anonymous is a new form of human society.
A Way of Life (by Clem L.)
In the Twelve Steps, A.A. offers not a theory, not a hypothesis, not a pious hope, not--thank God--wistful or wishful thinking, but an historical...
Traditions Stressed By Bill in Memphis Talk
URGING all members of Alcoholics Anonymous to strive for humility before success and for unity before fame, Bill W., speaking before the third annual...
Editorial: (by Bill W.)
"For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority--a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience."
Editorial: (by Bill W.)
"With respect to its own affairs, each A.A. group should be responsible to no other authority than its own conscience. But when its plans concern the...
Editorial: (by Bill W.)
We of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the principle of Anonymity has an immense spiritual significance. It reminds us that we are to place...
The Twelve Traditions
OUR GROUP EXPERIENCE SUGGESTS THAT: 1. Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon AA unity. 2. For our Group purpose there...
Our Group Conscience (by W.A.S.)
THAT phrase appears in our second Tradition. And has our group got a conscience? If you remember the story of the huge elephant thrown into panic by...
May Humility Be the Keynote!
BILL has already labelled our First International Conference this month as AA's 'Coming-of-Age' party! When umpteen thousand ex-drunks assemble in...