Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'alcohlism'

Keeping the Lid On

June 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments

When I started working on the AA piece for Wired, I assumed that the nascent organization insisted on anonymity because of a 1930s stigma against alcoholism. But as it turns out, Bill Wilson created the policy for a more pragmatic reason, which he explained thusly: [In the past], alcoholics who talked too much on public […]


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