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Old 06-09-2009, 06:48 PM
 
Location: Wherever women are
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Hey guys, I SERIOUSLY doubt CPG started this thread in order to solve the worlds problems...it is intended to be a "light" thread...
Oh yeah

I'll probably have to compose the ten commandments of cpg's pop psychology. <for the Pharoah's pleasure>

Can I enter the pyramid now?
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Old 06-09-2009, 06:49 PM
 
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Oh yeah

I'll probably have to compose the ten commandments of cpg's pop psychology. <for the Pharoah's pleasure>

Can I enter the pyramid now?
On tablets or paper???
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Old 06-09-2009, 06:51 PM
 
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On tablets or paper???
Let's be safe and say paper.

What if he hurls the tablets down on the rude C/Dites
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Old 06-09-2009, 06:54 PM
 
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Let's be safe and say paper.

What if he hurls the tablets down on the rude C/Dites
Rude????? Here on CD?????? NEVER!!!!!!

Yep, let's stick with paper
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Old 06-09-2009, 06:57 PM
 
Location: I'm around here someplace :)
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On tablets or paper???
depends on which one is "your Reality"!!

(sorry, couldn't resist)
*tippytoes back out quietly*

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Old 06-09-2009, 06:58 PM
 
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depends on which one is "your reality"!! :d:d:d

(sorry, couldn't resist)
*tippytoes back out quietly*

:d
:d:d:d:d
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Old 06-09-2009, 08:37 PM
 
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OMG, it's not supposed to be taken so literally.

It's a disease in the sense that, like herpes, you can treat the symptoms, but the disease itself will never go away. It's called a disease to remind people who are alcoholics that no matter how long they have abstained, the can reactivate the "disease" by drinking again, and how their alcoholism can spread and take over their lives.

You are also aware that alcoholism is genetic, so it has a biological component, right?
Actually, yes, there is an alcoholic in our wife's family, so we're aware of that. According to Lance Dodus, Professor of Psychology at Harvard, there is no gene for alcoholism. But is it nature or nurture? And if it really is strictly genetic, then why hasn't medical science really looked for a cure?

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Old 06-09-2009, 08:39 PM
 
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Oh yeah

I'll probably have to compose the ten commandments of cpg's pop psychology. <for the Pharoah's pleasure>

Can I enter the pyramid now?
Only if we can flog you some more. After all, a man who takes himself seriously laughing at somebody else for taking himself seriously deserves all the abuse he can get.

Now, let's hear yours.
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Old 06-09-2009, 08:40 PM
 
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uh, not compared to people who get no treatment whatsoever.



The field of medicine is meant to help others gain control over their lives through the eradication or minimization of disorders. If talking to "a bunch of strangers" (which by the way, everyone is a stranger when you first meet them, do you NEVER make any new friends? Also, they may be strangers the first time they go, but when they keep going back to the same meetings, they get to really know those people and they become friends) is therapeutic, then yes, it meets the definition of "medicine".

Scientific = being able to duplicate the same results. Many who go to AA are able to abstain. The same results are duplicated.

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So, actually, AA is BOTH medical AND scientific.
Actually, AA's own internal audits show about a 5% recovery rate, not very different from if a person doesn't go to AA. In fact, Penn and Teller, of all people did a great job on this subject: [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUr1HqypR2M
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Old 06-09-2009, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Brentwood, TN
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I don't know if this fit's "pop psychology" but the term or any term like this

baby daddy
baby momma

Whenever I hear this, ugghhhhh, I can't stand it. Any good impression of the person drops drastically.

Now, I'm not talking about when people use the term as a joke.
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