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The Tradition Ten article in the October 2015 Lifeline (“Learning Curve”, p. 19) provided me with some food for thought. The author implied that the facilitator had acted out a character defect by pointing out the importance of not citing non-OA-approved literature at OA meetings. I disagree. It is so easy for an OA meeting to get off track when Tradition breaches are ignored. In the fifteen years I’ve spent in OA, I’ve been fortunate to attend meetings that study Traditions, but even then I find it is very difficult to speak up. Two factors are important to my decision either

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