You Know, You Can Take The Word (FAIL) Out Of That Sentence, And Get A Good Idea Of What Has Been Happening To Our Fellowship, The Book Came First So The Word (ALCOHOLIC) Came With It The Book Makes It Very Clear What An Alcoholic (IS) And what An Alcoholic (ISNT) Hence The Name ""ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS"" This Is The Story Of How Thousands Of Men And Women Have "RECOVERED" From "Alcoholism", These Men And Women Made Up The Fellowship, That Somehow Today, The VAST MAJORITY Has Become This Big Social Club For People That Dont Need To Do The Steps In Order To "RECOVER" There Are So Many Messages Being Transmitted Around The Table These Days, How Does A Newcommer Know Who To Listen To, When We Speak About The Sollution And The Steps Most People Role Their Eyes, Oh No Not This Crap Again, lol, I heard A Guy Speak At A Litterature Based Meeting A Monnth Ago, Say, "WELL I HAVE BEEN SOBER 20 YEARS NOW, AND I DIDNT USE THAT, And I Quote, "STUPID BOOK" Bill Said If A.A. Was To Die, It Would Die From The The Inside, I KNow What He Was Talking About Now The Statistic's Dont Lie, I See It As "UNDICIPLINED" People Who Come Here Reaching Out For Help, But Decide That They Dont Want Or Need To Take The Path That Was Carved Out For Us By Our For-Fathers, This Disturbs Me On A Deep Level, Because This Disease We Have Is Incurable, Chronic In Nature And Probabaly The "ONLY" Disease That Tries To Convince Us That We Dont Have It, It Is A BEAST, There Has Been Countless Numbers Of Alcoholics MINING This "Endless" Payload For The Next Generation Of Alcoholics to Come, (IE) Maybe Mine And Your Son Or Daughter Or Niece Or Nefew, Grandchildren Etc, You Get The Idea, Well, If We Have Gone from A 75% To Some Areas Near As 90% Success Rate Down To A SICKLY (8%) What Is going To Be Left For The Future Generation??? We Have A Way Out That Absolutely Works, Why Bring Your Thinking Into The Cycle, Hell Your Best Thinking Got You Here, Do You Know What Those Decrease In Numbers "STAND FOR" DEAD Mothers, Fathers, Brother's And Sister's, Sometime's Children From The Insidious Acts That This Disease Can Cause A Person To Commit To Themsleves Or To Another Human Being Pursuing It Into The "GATES OF INSANITY" And Sometimes Death..I Dont Make This Stuff Up It Is Real, Dont Turn Your Back On The Truth, PLease If You Are Going To Call Yourself An Alcoholic, PLease At Least Find Out What That Means, And Listen To The Preamble At The Beginning Of The Meetings, If You Want What (WE HAVE) Doesnt Say Park Your Arse, And Just Do Whatever Works, And Bring That To Whoever With An Attitude Of Whatever, It Says (HOW IT WORKS) We Need Your Help To Turn This Vessle Around We Have Been Capsized Far To Long, Am I The Only One Feeling This Way,,, How Do You Feel????
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