Gabrielle Glaser released a big story in The Atlantic this week dissecting AA, and obviously, dissing it as well. The article was well researched and presented a lot of hard facts. As usual, this was portrayed as insensitive and malicious by the recovery culture. How dare you attack a program “that has helped millions” (it hasn’t […]
Let’s stop contradicting the anti-12-step/anti-disease-model message by recommending other avenues to perceived weakness, powerlessness, and dependency. It’s time for this movement to get self-critical, and find some consistency.
I’ve been on vacation, which is why I haven’t posted in over a week. Here are some great articles for you to check out while I work on some new stuff.
Chris Rock stars in a new play as a 13th stepping AA sponsor. It gets real.
A lot of people think Charlie Sheen’s claims about Alcoholics Anonymous are crazy. Penn & Teller did a great job exposing the truth about AA, addiction, and alcoholism on their show, Bullshit!. See the video here.
The cancellation of Two And A Half Men is really a heightened version of a spat between 2 men about whether or not AA is an effective solution for a substance use problem. Chuck Lorre holds most of the power in this situation, he also happens to be completely devoted to Alcoholics Anonymous, which Sheen has been openly criticizing. See the evidence here, along with new info from CBS execs.