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05 June 2009


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Printed paper – is it necessary?
One of our Quaker committees met recently
  • It had better remain nameless; in truth, it might have been any of many
  • We were planning a number of unmissable events for Yearly Meeting Gathering
  • One item on the agenda was publicity: a thousand flyers to urge people not to miss our unmissable meetings
  • A thousand pieces of paper, each saying what will already be said in the YMG programme
  • Why do we need them all? I asked
  • Well, came the answer, it’s because everyone else will be advertising their events with flyers
  • Unless we do the same, we won’t be noticed

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