But suppose that instinct still cries out, as it certainly will,
"Yes, respecting alcohol, I guess I have to be dependent
upon A.A., but in all other matters I must still maintain my
independence. Nothing is going to turn me into a nonentity.
If I keep on turning my life and my will over to the care of
Something or Somebody else, what will become of me?
-- Twelve Steps And Twelve Traditions, pages 34, 35