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Re: Long Beach TS Lodge

May 22, 1997 06:14 PM
by Bart Lidofsky

Tom R Robertson wrote:
> Another thing struck me as quite impressive about this lodge recently.  I
> was just at national headquarters over the weekend, and I met 3 of their
> members.  They told me that they always get at least 60 people to attend
> their public lectures.  At the Seattle lodge, where I am a member and
> where we ask for a $5 donation, it is rare to get more than 10 or 15
> people for our public programs.  I never thought that asking for $5
> would make much of a difference, but I can't think of any other reason
> why the attendance figures are so different, as the extent to which both
> lodges advertise seems to be about the same.  The Long Beach lodge has
> lectures, while ours are more discussions.  Maybe that makes a
> difference.  Any ideas?

	Sure. People generally are sheep, and would rather be told what to
think than to think for themselves.

	Bart Lidofsky

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