AA, Alcoholics Anonymous, has but ONE SOLUTION for the deadly disease of Alcoholism. To overcome and survive the disease and live happy, joyous and free, we must study and learn what the solution is and what we have to do to obtain it.
"If, when you honestly want to, you find you cannot quit entirely, or if when drinking, you have little control over the amount you take, your are probably alcoholic. If that be the case, you may be suffering from an illness which only a spiritual experience will conquer."
("The Big Book" page 44)
"Lack of power, that was our dilemma. We had to find a power by which we could live, and it had to be a Power greater than ourselves. Obviously. But where and how were we to find this Power?
Well, that's exactly what this book is about. Its main object is to enable you to find a Power greater than yourself which will solve your problem."
("The Big Book" page 45)
"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance – that principle is contempt prior to investigation." ("The Big Book" page 568)
"Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect."
– Herbert Spencer