Talk with Dr. Caleb Lack on AA and Secular Therapy

Caleb W. Lack, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist, an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Central Oklahoma, and the Director of the Secular Therapist Project. Dr. Lack is the author or editor of six books (most recently Critical Thinking, Science, & Pseudoscience: Why We Can’t Trust Our Brains with … Continue reading

Weekly Update: to

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 1-Oct-2016 to 7-Oct-2016.

Onion Article: Man Somehow Overcomes Alcoholism Without Jesus

The Onion wrote a funny piece titled, Man Somehow Overcomes Alcoholism Without Jesus. The article talks about how the man used his own willpower, a desire to better himself as a human being, and not Jesus Christ for the otherwise inexplicable recovery which would not have been possible without [wife and non-supernatural-entity] Susan even … Continue reading

Canadian AA Without Religion

Joe C a commenter on Diana’s post “Alcoholics Anonymous, Without the Religion – NYTimes.com” provided information on Canadian AA meetings for agnostics and atheists: AA Agnostica: a “space for AA agnostics, atheists and freethinkers worldwide.” AA Toronto Agnostic: a “site for agnostics, atheists and free thinkers in Alcoholics Anonymous in the … Continue reading

Alcoholics Anonymous, Without the Religion – NYTimes.com

There is a growing interest in AA groups without the religion inherent in the original. Rare only a decade ago, this article estimates that they number about 150 nationally in the US.: “A.A. starts at its core with honesty,” said Dorothy, 39, who heads the steering committee for the We … Continue reading

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