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    On Aug 21, 2018 Robert wrote:

     "Selfishness -- self-centeredness!  That, we think, is the root of our troubles.  Driven by a hundred forms of fear, self-delusion, self-seeking, and self-pity, we step on the toes of our fellows and they retaliate.  Sometimes they hurt us, seemingly without provocation, but we invariably find that at some time in the past we have made decisions based on self which later placed us in a position to be hurt." -- Bill W., Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 62.

    Love does not drive us; fear does.  Love is very different from fear.  With all due respect, I disagree with Timber Hawkeye.


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    On Aug 24, 2018 Susan wrote:

     Personal responsibility... I value it, and live by it, too.


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