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Results of Biographies Survey Questions

by Ron Kurtus (updated 2 February 2022)

Note: For a while, I had survey questions on the various topics. Answers were tabulated and placed in a database. That feature has been temporarily put on hold. However, you can still see the results of the survey.

Can studying the lives of talented people help an untalented person? Yes: 359 (78%) No: 101 (21%) Total: 460
Are the lives of movie stars worth studying? Yes: 341 (41%) No: 480 (58%) Total: 821
Should more women be included in biography listings? Yes: 245 (82%) No: 52 (17%) Total: 297
Are rich people as interesting as famous people? Yes: 109 (36%) No: 193 (63%) Total: 302
If Ben Franklin lived today, would he be as successful? Yes: 193 (63%) No: 112 (36%) Total: 305
Can you learn from a person's failures? Yes: 319 (90%) No: 35 (9%) Total: 354
Should there be biographies of evil people in history? Yes: 371 (86%) No: 60 (13%) Total: 431

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