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Old 16th July 2019, 05:09 PM   #411
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Originally Posted by Thor 2 View Post
Forgive me if I have missed something, but I have a problem with the statement - "AA does this, and AA does not do that."

Was it not established some pages back, that anyone could start an AA group, and no set standards or procedure were laid down?
You raise a very good point. The fact is that two people can sit together in an AA meeting for years and have completely different ideas about what AA does and doesn't do.
On the other hand I believe I was responding to some broad, blanket statements

Originally Posted by Dr. Keith View Post
And despite its claims, it does discourage other treatment by its very nature.

The twelve steps are the only solution.
which I believe are contrary to the writings of AA and which "in my experience" are not at all typical of what you will hear in an AA meeting.
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