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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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View STEP TWELVE essay   ... wealth, for personal prestige and power, for ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.114  
Our desires for emotional security and wealth, for personal prestige and power, for romance, and for family satisfactions -- all these have to be tempered and redirected.


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View APPENDIX VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form)   ... wealth or power; that sufficient operating funds ...  BB Appendix VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form), p.575  
XII. The Conference shall observe the spirit of A.A. tradition, taking care that it never becomes the seat of perilous wealth or power; that sufficient operating funds and reserve be its prudent financial principle; that it place none of its members in a position of unqualified authority over others; that it reach all important decisions by discussion, vote, and, whenever possible, by substantial unanimity; that its actions never be personally punitive nor an incitement to public controversy; that it never perform acts of government, and that, like the Society it serves, it will always remain democratic in thought and action.


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View TRADITION ONE essay   ... wealth, power, and prestige was tearing humanity ...  12&12 Tradition One, p.130  
The struggle for wealth, power, and prestige was tearing humanity apart as never before.


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View TRADITION NINE essay   ... wealth, prestige, and entrenched power which necessarily ...  12&12 Tradition Nine, p.175  
A.A. has to function, but at the same time it must avoid those dangers of great wealth, prestige, and entrenched power which necessarily tempt other societies.


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View STEP FOUR essay   ... wealth tramples upon people who happen to ...  12&12 Step Four, p.44  
If the pursuit of wealth tramples upon people who happen to be in the way, then anger, jealousy, and revenge are likely to be aroused.


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