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A.A. co-founder spiritualism research

So, “every week or so,” A.A. co-founder Bill Wilson would open himself to this entity (or entities), and “certain people would ‘come in.’” Today this is known as channeling. 190 more words

The quote that wouldn't go away

“The ouija board got moving in earnest. What followed was the fairly usual experience—it was a strange mélange of Aristotle, St. Francis, diverse archangels with odd names, deceased friends—some in purgatory and others doing nicely, thank you! 56 more words

Manic Depression

Many people who have manic depression are now called “bipolar”, and pharmaceutical companies and doctors in the USA and other countries with similar economies are actively engaged in signing as many people on to this DSM disorder as possible. 1,933 more words

From The 10th Floor

Married A.A. co-founder preyed on vulnerable A.A. women

A.A. co-founder Bill Wilson justified his adultery by rationalizing that his wife was more like a mother to him…

According to Gabrielle Glaser, Wilson’s “philandering was an open secret. 231 more words

Bill Wilson Rare Alcoholics Anonymous First Edition

Unsigned book: Alcoholics Anonymous. First edition, first printing. NY: Works Publishing Company, 1939. Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 400 pages. Book condition: G+/None. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt titles; edges heavily worn, with tears in cloth and boards exposed in several places; spine sunned; rubbing and moderate soiling to exterior; front hinge split at title-page; couple other interior hinges cracked; textblock edges and endpapers yellowed; previous owner’s inscription to front pastedown. 33 more words

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