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Re: Long Beach TS Lodge

May 22, 1997 09:39 PM
by M K Ramadoss

At 09:15 PM 5/22/97 -0400, Bart Lidofsky wrote:
>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
        Making people to think for themselves and make up their own mind is
a difficult thing. Once you have people who think for themselves,
organizations have difficulty in dealing with them.



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