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April 1972

The Square Root of Minus One

A mathematician's formula for finding God

WHAT INSPIRED WORDING we find in the Steps--"God as we understood Him." "As we understood Him" puts in a nutshell the AA way of life. Still, this gentle expression can be an apparently insurmountable obstacle in the path of a recovering alcoholic. "How can I understand God? I don't even believe in Him!" We fellow AAs can provide answers, but they may not satisfy.

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