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Gary: It occurred to me that I drink because I think I'm guilty, even though I'm not really guilty, and I'm afraid of God, even though my fear shows up as worry about other things.
Arten: Yes, but that doesn't mean that people who don't drink, smoke or use drugs aren't afraid. They just find other ways of dealing with it or denying it. Forgiveness is the only way out for everyone.
~ The Disappearance of the Universe