The Twelve Steppers
Must Be Stepped On Hard
I've just read the anguished note to you by an M.D. who was threatened by AA people. True to the American custom, he should sue the hell out of them. Call the FBI, call the cops. As we know, the AA is a cult that has been successfully taken to court by one Jack Trimpey. He may be of help. Tell your M.D. to search for Trimpey on the internet. The twelve steppers must be stepped on hard. Their "higher power" is an infantile illusion.
Jesus never existed, he's a figment of the imagination. Try: Rudolf Augstein: "Jesus, Son of Man." Lots of research, no historical Jesus could be found. Nearly all of the Bible is fiction, sprinkled with some facts.
Heinz W. Puppe
From: "Positive Atheism Magazine" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Heinz Puppe"
Subject: Re: AA
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 06:47:44 -0000
The Twelve Step-based "rehabilitation" programs are the most firmly established faith-based partnerships going. Their precedence (that is, the fact that we didn't fight them with all that we had while we still had the chance) has opened the door to President Bush's (and his opponent, Vice-President Gore) plan to suck even more money out of the public treasury in order to support government-financed, government-sanctioned and, in the case of "rehabilitation," programs, government-mandated religious instruction.
I heard many excuses, ranging from "Well, the programs are doing some good; they're helping some people!" to "Who gives a rat about a bunch of frigging drunks, anyway?" Now that the Twelve Step experiment has proven so successful, those who want the public to finance religion have gone full-speed ahead. Now we're in it over our heads. Most of us who have been on the front lines for all these years are now scratching our heads and wondering where we can possibly begin -- what we can possibly do to even start putting on the brakes -- much less put a stop to this madness!
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