Substance-Assisted Spiritual Awakening?

A piece of Bill W’s story that didn’t make the Big Book, reported by the New York Times:

Were Bill Wilson’s spiritual awakening and influential sobriety the products of a belladonna hallucination shortly after his discussions with his friend Ebby Thacher? Could they have been incited by his alcohol withdrawal symptoms? Or did something else happen to him that science cannot explain?


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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW