Clarence S, one of the founding members of AA, gave us the following list of character defects, which seems to still be a standard in American rehab centers today:

– Self Pity
– Self Justification
– Self Importance
– Self Condemnation
– Criticizing
– Negative Thinking
– Vulgar Immoral Thinking
– Insensitivity
– Procrastination
– Dishonesty
– Impatience
– Resentment
– Hate
– Enviousness
– Jealousy
– Laziness
– Lying
– Gossiping
– Selfishness
– Fear

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