But alcohol addiction isn't a disease. That's been proven many times over.
Sounds like somebody is in denial. Alcohol is the number one cause of death for people in cars.
Yes it can. We're the experts. And we're here for you. Now, what's your name?
And I'm not an alcoholic! I'm just here because of a court order on a bullshit DUI charge!
"Bullshit". That term is thrown around a lot by certain alcoholic spouse-beating terrorists. You don't want to be one of those, do you?
But I'm not an alcoholic!
Ah, the second stage is denial. Here, let me tell you about the stages of alcoholism.
edit The Stages of Alcoholism
- Drunkenness, resulting in a DUI or wife beating incident.
- Denial. The person will attempt to convince himself or herself that their addiction is not, in fact, real. This person says he is not an alcoholic, he is just a beeraholic.
- Anger. The subject will use physical violence against people who assert they have a problem.
- Bargaining. The subject will attempt to buy his/her way out of the hopeless situation. This, of course, is to no avail as nobody can escape alcoholism without our help. Nobody.
- Acceptance. At this stage, the subject finally comes to grips with the fact that nobody but us can help them with their disease.
But alcoholism isn't a disease!
Yes it is. Now, on to the twelve steps:
What the fuck! Twelve steps? That's the biggest bunch of bullshit I've heard in my life!
Sounds like someone is at stage three...
edit The Twelve Steps to Recovery
There are twelve easy steps to recovery from alcoholism.
edit Step 1: Give us money
The subject must give us, Alcoholics Anonymous, $1000 to help cover the cost of us saving you from going to Hell.
But I'm an Atheist! I don't believe in Hell!
Sounds like someone hasn't found Jesus. Luckily, that's step Two.
edit Step 2: Find Jesus
You must find Jesus, so he can spare your soul. Alcoholics are condemned to a life in Hell, even if they quit drinking. Alcoholics are reserved for the thirteenth circle of Hell, right along wifebeaters and terrorists.
That makes no sense! Please, I'll pay you the money, just let me go!
Sounds like somebody is at Stage Four.
SHUT THE FUCK UP!
Uh oh, back to stage three again. On to the third step.
edit Step 3: Pour out all your alcohol
This one is simple. Simply pour out all your alcoholic beverages in your house. To assist your recovery, sign your house over to us so we can make absolutely sure you have truly gotten rid of all alcohol. That includes listerine.
Fuck no! I'm not signing my house over to you jackasses!
That's ok. We'll get to that later.
edit Step 4: Coming to Meetings
Each meeting requires a $50 cover charge, and alcoholic refreshments are free of charge. In each meeting, each person will say how many days they've been sober. Let's demonstrate with our newest member. John, if you please...
I don't want to do it!
That's too bad. The courts say you have to.
Fine. My name's John, and I've been sober for three years.
Now we all know that's a lie, don't we group?
But it's not! I wasn't drunk when I got the DUI! I haven't had alcohol since my first... i mean only wedding night!
Usually, right before Stage Four (bargaining), there's lying to attempt to cover up the fact that the subject has a problem.
What the hell is wrong with you people? I was NOT drinking. Plus, I thought I was at Stage Four before!
Sure you weren't.
And there you have it, Bargaining.
edit Step 5: Take a personal inventory
The next step is to take an inventory of everything you have that could possibly remind you of alcohol. This includes all computers, televisions, radios, valuable paintings, and money you own. In order to truly separate yourself from alcohol and its influences, you have to give all of these things to the leader of your local AA chapter. Only this will enable you to be cured.
I dunno, that sounds like a scam to me...
Listen, do you want to be saved or not?
God. The only way you jerks are going to let me leave is if I say I'm a drunk. Fine, "I'm an alcoholic."
He admitted it! John has made astounding progress.
Fine, can I go to my car for a second?
Sure, but make sure not to get any liquor, we don't want you beating your wife anymore.
But I don't... urgh.
Five minutes later:
Cure THIS, mother fuckers!!