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


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1.
  ... anonymity.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565
11. Our relations with the general public should be characterized by personal anonymity.


2.
  ... anonymity.  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.170
The violation in these instances was not professionalism at all; it was breaking anonymity.


3.
  ... anonymity.  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.182
They were genuinely baffled by our insistence upon anonymity.


4.
  ... anonymity.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.185
This was our first lesson in the practical application of anonymity.


5.
  ... anonymity.  12&12 Tradition Eleven (Long), p.192
Eleven -- Our relations with the general public should be characterized by personal anonymity.


6.
  ... anonymity -- 100 percent anonymity -- was the only ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.187
At this altitude (press, radio, films, and television), anonymity -- 100 percent anonymity -- was the only possible answer.


7.
  ... anonymity as A.A.'s greatest protection.  12&12 Tradition Eleven, pp.182-183
The Foundation(*) wrote letters to practically every news outlet in North America, setting forth our public relations policy of attraction rather than promotion, and emphasizing personal anonymity as A.A.'s greatest protection.


8.
  ... anonymity at a public level, he was ...  12&12 Tradition Six, p.158
But that wasn't the whole story, for in this case not only was an A.A. member to break his anonymity at a public level, he was to link the name Alcoholics Anonymous to this particular educational project in the minds of millions.


9.
  ... anonymity at the level of press, radio ...  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.562
Eleven -- Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio and films.


10.
  ... anonymity at the level of press, radio ...  12&12 Contents (Tradition Eleven), p.12
Tradition Eleven -- "Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio and films."


11.
  ... anonymity at the level of press, radio, ...  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.180
"Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, and films."


12.
  ... anonymity at the public level.  12&12 Contents (Tradition Twelve), p.13
One hundred percent anonymity at the public level.


13.
  ... anonymity at the public level.  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.182
At one point, about a hundred of our Society were breaking anonymity at the public level.


14.
  ... anonymity at the public level.  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.183
Only a few A.A. members are left who deliberately break anonymity at the public level.


15.
  ... anonymity at the public level is the ...  12&12 Contents (Tradition Eleven), p.12
Personal anonymity at the public level is the cornerstone of our public relations policy.


16.
  ... anonymity at the public level, that nearly ...  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.171
It is significant, now that almost no A.A. in our Fellowship breaks anonymity at the public level, that nearly all these fears have subsided.


17.
  ... anonymity has an immense spiritual significance.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, pp.565-566
12. And finally, we of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the principle of anonymity has an immense spiritual significance.


18.
  ... anonymity has an immense spiritual significance.  12&12 Tradition Twelve (Long), p.192
Twelve -- And finally, we of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the principle of anonymity has an immense spiritual significance.


19.
  Anonymity is real humility.  12&12 Contents (Tradition Twelve), p.13
Anonymity is real humility.


20.
  ... anonymity is real humility at work.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.187
These experiences taught us that anonymity is real humility at work.


21.
  ... anonymity is sacrifice.  12&12 Contents (Tradition Twelve), p.13
Spiritual substance of anonymity is sacrifice.


22.
  ... anonymity is sacrifice.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184
The spiritual substance of anonymity is sacrifice.


23.
  ... anonymity -- is the foundation of them all.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184
Because A.A.'s Twelve Traditions repeatedly ask us to give up personal desires for the common good, we realize that the sacrificial spirit -- well symbolized by anonymity -- is the foundation of them all.


24.
  ... anonymity, is the greatest safeguard that Alcoholics ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.187
We are sure that humility, expressed by anonymity, is the greatest safeguard that Alcoholics Anonymous can ever have.


25.
  ... Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all ...  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.562
Twelve -- Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.


26.
  ... "Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all ...  12&12 Contents (Tradition Twelve), p.13
Tradition Twelve -- "Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities."


27.
  "Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184
"Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities."


28.
  ... anonymity of A.A. was better for us ...  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.182
There was actually a time when the press of America thought the anonymity of A.A. was better for us than some of our own members did.


29.
  ... anonymity policy.  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.183
Since that time, editors and rewrite men have repeatedly deleted names and pictures of members from A.A. copy; frequently, they have reminded ambitious individuals of A.A.'s anonymity policy.


30.
  ... anonymity problems.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.185
As the A.A. groups multiplied, so did anonymity problems.


31.
  ... anonymity promise was severe.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.185
When such stories got into circulation outside of A.A., the loss of confidence in our anonymity promise was severe.


32.
  ... anonymity, such communications were well within its ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.186
Though not in the strict letter of anonymity, such communications were well within its spirit.


33.
  ... anonymity to thump the tub for their ...  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.170
Unthinkingly, A.A.'s so employed recklessly broke anonymity to thump the tub for their pet enterprise.


34.
  ... anonymity was horse-and-buggy stuff, something appropriate to ...  12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.182
With perfectly good intent, these folks declared that the principle of anonymity was horse-and-buggy stuff, something appropriate to A.A.'s pioneering days.


35.
  ... anonymity was maintained on these platforms, and ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.186
Provided anonymity was maintained on these platforms, and reporters present were cautioned against the use of names or pictures, the result was fine.


36.
  ... anonymity was not born of confidence; it ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184
But in the beginning, anonymity was not born of confidence; it was the child of our early fears.


37.
  ... anonymity -- was the only possible answer.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.187
At this altitude (press, radio, films, and television), anonymity -- 100 percent anonymity -- was the only possible answer.


38.
  ... anonymity, we try to give up our ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.187
Moved by the spirit of anonymity, we try to give up our natural desires for personal distinction as A.A. members both among fellow alcoholics and before the general public.


39.
  ... anonymity wide open.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, pp.184-185
Between these lines, it is easy to read our fear that large numbers of incoming people might break our anonymity wide open.


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