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December 1981

Our Right to Be Responsible

Tradition 4 - Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or AA as a whole

EVEN FOR ME, with my vast (!) store of knowledge, "autonomous" was a big word. Once my brain started functioning somewhat, I remembered from my study of history that the ancient Greek states had practiced autonomy. What on earth did ancient history have to do with a bunch of drunks in the twentieth century?


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