From the April 1981 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

The Great Reorganizer

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Anthropologists tell us there is scarcely a society anywhere on the planet in which people are satisfied with their natural body functions. This discontent with what nature has provided us accounts for the worldwide custom of injecting the body with chemicals capable of making it behave eccentrically.

In American society, the chemicals are traditionally packaged in liquid form and...

-- Russell Baker