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Why I Joined the Church of Satan

To: alt.satanism
From: "GOD" 
Subject: Re: Why I Joined the Church of Satan
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2001 18:46:00 -0600

Obviously?  While I support some aspects of the CoS, this particular excerpt
(posted for the purposes of discussion) has never quite sat well with me...

 - GOD


  Your yearly grotto fees will be
  assessed on the basis of how many
  members you have in your grotto, on a
  sliding scale as described below:

  $100/yr. for 1-20 members
  $200/yr. for 21-40 members
  $400/yr. for 41-60 members
  $600/yr. for 61-80 members
  $800/yr. for 81-100 members

  As a public representative, you'll
  reach many potential members and
  you'll receive $10 credit toward your
  yearly grotto fees for every direct
  Sponsorship of a new Church of Satan
  member (as noted in your monthly
  report and confirmed by the applicant's
  notation of you as his or her Sponsor
  on the initial membership registration

----- Original Message -----
~Newsgroups: alt.satanism
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 2:00 PM
~Subject: Why I Joined the Church of Satan
> Besides, its pretty obvious that the Church of Satan is not any sort of
> money-making scam.  I am pretty familiar with how to run a membership
> organization and really make money with it and it is NOT through one-
> time fees.  The key to raising a lot of cash with any type of
> membership organization is through recurring contributions.  You want
> the members to send you money every year or even more often if you can
> figure out how to get them to do that.
> -RtM

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