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The fourth variation comprises twenty-four new tales that offer modern sharing for novices looking restoration from alcoholism in A.A. in the course of the early years of the twenty first century. 16 tales are retained from the 3rd variation, together with the "Pioneers of A.A." part, which is helping the reader stay associated with A.A.'s old roots, and indicates how early participants utilized this straightforward yet profound application that is helping alcoholics get sober at the present time. nearly 21 million copies of the 1st 3 versions of "Alcoholics Anonymous" were allotted. it really is anticipated that the hot fourth version will play its half in passing on A.A.'s easy message of restoration. This fourth variation has been authorized via the final provider convention of Alcoholics nameless, within the desire that many extra could be led towards restoration by means of interpreting its rationalization of the A.A. application and its diverse examples of non-public reviews which exhibit that the A.A. software works.

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He soon indicated he was anxious to see us. The story he told is most instructive, for here was a chap absolutely convinced he had to stop drinking, who had no excuse for drinking, who exhibited splendid judgment and determination in all his other concerns, yet was flat on his back nevertheless. Let him tell you about it: “I was much impressed with what you fellows said about alcoholism, and I frankly did not believe it would be possible for me to drink again. I rather appreciated your ideas about the subtle insanity which precedes the first drink, but I was confident it could not happen to me after what I had learned.

The doctor intimated strongly that he might be worse than he realized. For a few days he was depressed about his condition. He made up his mind to quit drinking altogether. It never occurred to him that perhaps he could not do so, in spite of his character and standing. Fred would not believe himself an alcoholic, much less accept a spiritual remedy for his problem. We told him what MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM 40 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS we knew about alcoholism. He was interested and conceded that he had some of the symptoms, but he was a long way from admitting that he could do nothing about it himself.

But it isn’t so difficult. About half our original fellowship were of exactly that type. At first some of us tried to avoid the issue, hoping against hope we were not true alcoholics. But after a while we had to face the fact that we must find a spiritual basis of life —or else. Perhaps it is going to be that way with you. But cheer up, something like half of us thought we were atheists or agnostics. Our experience shows that you need not be disconcerted.

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