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How to Lie with Statistics. Darrell Huff

Many skeptics will attest to the fact that one person can use a statistic to prove a point, while another can use the very same statistic to disprove it. Statistics are the fuel of a well-oiled deceitful society.

“Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to fool rather than to inform.”