In the course of visiting various relevant blogs and websites, we stumble upon comments left around the web by A.A.s in defense of their religion — unwittingly proving everything we have ever thought or said. This new Stinkin’ Thinkin’ feature — Bollocks of the Day — will reprint these comments for your amusement or your irritation. Please feel free to email in with your own contributions, so that we can feature them here and make sure to provide a link!

Today’s Bollocks, by a poster called sicboy13 (wonder if that refers to his favorite step) was culled from the comments section of this entry.

I think somebody has a resentment…. Live and let live, brother. If you don’t like the fact that some people find their recovery in the rooms of AA, then don’t go to the rooms of AA. I am no shrink, but if you took the time to post such a large hate-post regarding AA & recovering alcoholics I would venture to say I would be glad to take you to a meeting, sounds like you could use one :)

This comment has it all! Accusations of anger, resentment and hate; passive-aggression, complete with the telltale “protests too much” smiley emoticon (“No anger here!”); the implications of ulterior motives; the regular joe tone (“brother” “I’m no shrink”); the strawman (the author hates recovering alcoholics); the 12th stepping… Brilliant! All in 3 sentences.

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