Analysis Of Why The Hostility Toward The 12 Steps By David Sack

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In his article "Why the Hostility Towards the 12-Steps " David Sack asserts that the misconceptions about 12-step programs prevents many people from recovering. Sack backs this claim up with the description of the seven most controversial misunderstanding of the program, and the truth about religion, powerlessness, meeting substitute dependence, cult, to many rules, idea the program does not work, and that it is for old men and loser. In order to help the reader to examine the misjudgments and the fundamentals of the 12-step programs, "by no means a perfect program"(par. 1), instead of prejudging them. Sack is writing to a new audience of Alcoholics who are looking for ways to recover from

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