Episode Nine - Alternatives and introducing Stephen S

November 14, 2018

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

We may not believe in the supernatural but we believe in you.

Episode Nine - Alternatives and introducing Stephen S

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We Agnostics Podcast - Episode Eight - AA - Spiritualism vs Science

June 30, 2018

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

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Episode Eight - AA - Spiritualism vs Science 

References

Stojakovic, Andrea, Magdalena Walczak, Przemysław E. Cieślak, Aleksandra Trenk, Johan Sköld, Joanna Zajdel, Elahe Mirrasekhian et al. "Several behavioral traits relevant for alcoholism are controlled by ɣ2 subunit containing GABA A receptors on dopamine neurons in mice." Neuropsychopharmacology 43, no. 7 (2018): 1548.

Augier, Eric, Estelle Barbier, Russell S. Dulman, Valentina Licheri, Gaëlle Augier, Esi Domi, Riccardo Barchiesi et al. "A molecular mechanism for choosing alcohol over an alternative reward." Science 360, no. 6395 (2018): 1321-1326.

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism - https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/06/a-landmark-study-in-the-origins-of-alcoholism/563372/

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We Agnostics Podcast - Episode 7 - Chuck

April 8, 2018

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

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Episode Seven - Chuck. 

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We Agnostics Podcast Episode Six - The View From Afar

January 10, 2018

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

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Episode Six - The View From Afar

 

References:

Suwaki, Hiroshi. "Naikan and Danshukai for the treatment of Japanese alcoholic patients." Addiction 74, no. 1 (1979): 15-19.

Chenhall, Richard D., and Tomofumi Oka. "An initial view of self-help groups for Japanese alcoholics: Danshukai in its historical, social, and cultural contexts." International Journal of Self-Help & Self-Care 5, no. 2 (2006).

Oka, Tomofumi, and Mikihiro Hayashi. "Do members of self-help groups in Japan consider the medicalisation of their problems and conditions to have liberated them or pathologised them? Three case studies." In Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development: The Agenda, Hong Kong. 2010.

Oka, Tomofumi, and Richard Chenhall. "Three developmental models of self-help groups for alcoholics: The Western “recovery” model, the Japanese “ripening” model, and the Aboriginal “decolonizing” models."

Oka, Tomofumi, and Richard Chenhall. "“New life”: Study of a Japanese self-help group for alcoholics."

Oka, Tomofumi, and Richard Chenhall. "Spirituality and Japanese Self-Help Groups for Alcoholics: Zen Buddhism for Abstinence." (2014).

Humphreys, Keith. Circles of recovery. United Kingdom:: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Oka, Tomofumi. "Danshu-no-michi,“The Way of Abstinence”: Japanese cultural-spiritual model of alcohol abstinence developed by alcoholics' self-help groups." Sophia University Studies in Social Services 37 (2013): 9-25.

Christensen, Paul. "Struggles With Sobriety: Alcoholics Anonymous Membership In Japan." Ethnology 49, no. 1 (2010): 45.

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We Agnostics Podcast - Episode Five - The Price of History

December 28, 2017

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

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Episode Five - The Price of History

 

Refences:

Wilson, Bill. (1946). Anarachy Melts. AA Grapevine.

 

Wilson, Bill. (1961). The Dilemma of No Faith. AA Grapevine, April 1961.

 
 
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We Agnostics podcast episode 4 - John

December 7, 2017

Welcome to the We Agnostics podcast. This is episode 4.

We may not believe in the supernatural but we believe in you. 

Today we are speaking with John of the Social Drinking blog. 

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We Agnostics Podcast Episode 3 - Suggestions in AA and what about Step One?

December 1, 2017

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

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Today I am discussing my approach to the first of the 12 steps and the role of suggestions in AA.

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We Agnostics Podcast Episode 2 - Steph

November 25, 2017

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

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Today we are speaking to Steph.

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We Agnostics Podcast Episode 1 - Pete

November 25, 2017

Welcome to We Agnostics - a weekly dose of recovery for the non-religious. 

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Today we are speaking to Pete.

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