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Old 11-10-2019, 01:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My recovery improved when I ...

My recovery improved, both in reflecting on my time spent in my delusional drinking days., about thirty years.Now well over eleven years passed when I read this quote from the Dalai Lama,' Anything that contradicts logic and experience should be abandoned.'

Primarily because like many, who like me are affected by alcoholism, drunk or sober, I tried to , if only mentally. To make abnormal situations, normal...

Which if you consider Friedrich Schiller's statement that,' Against stupidity even the Gods cannot contend.'

Makes the whole business of my delusional drinking days, ridiculous, including my conduct in attempting to normalise both it and the conduct of others...
I'd rather go through life sober believing I'm an alcoholic. Than drunk trying to convince myself I'm not.
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