From the December 1957 magazine.

You Can't Steal First Base

HE NEEDED THE AA PROGRAM, ALRIGHT. We were convinced of his desperation and honesty as to that. But, he was equally sincere in his insistence that he was an atheist.

Now, I might as well tell you I don't get called very often for Twelfth Step work. You see, I let it be known to all hands, about eight years ago, that I was neither a Bible man nor an atheist. Being neither fish nor fowl, as the saying goes, I'm a naturalist

What's that? Well, my celestial confidence simply rests upon the (to me) fact that all nature is the author of all the fishes and fowls, as well as...

-- Anon.

St. Petersburg, Florida