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December 1957

Closed Meeting

HABITUAL SOBRIETY

"WE ALCOHOLICS," declared the leader of the closed meeting, "behave sometimes as if conformity were a tainted word, something to be observed only by people of lesser stature than ourselves. There seems to be an ingrained inclination to set ourselves against the accepted norm--the customary conventionalities--the established social and economic patterns followed by most of mankind.

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