From the June 1945 magazine.

A Prescription for Sobriety

(Editor's Note: In the opinion of the staff, the importance of the following interview lies in the fact that it represents the deductions of a man who is in the unique position of being able to appraise A.A, as both an "insider" and an "outsider," as both an old friend of A.A. and an M.D. who began working with alcoholics long before A.A. was conceived.)

Anyone who tried to impress a drinking alcoholic with the approach, "You can't have your cake and eat it, too," would probably draw a scornful, "So what! Who wants any cake? Tony, make it a double this time."

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