Tag: addiction

AA and Atheism


I read an interesting piece on the CNN Belief Blog today about Atheism and Alcoholic’s Anonymous written by Marya Hornbacher. She does give the AA program credit for helping her attain sobriety, but she also sites that the way in which religious principles influence the organization:

But if you are of an atheistic or strongly agnostic mindset, chances are you’ll walk into a meeting, see the steps hanging on the wall and want to scream, laugh or walk back out.