An enjoyable read. The examples illustrate the points very well from several fields of human endeavour.
The average person can easily understand and enjoy "What the luck?"
The role that chance plays in everyday and major events are clearly argued. The combination of small insignificant events when put together have major consequences. For example, this often holds true in baseball as every baseball fan knows.
The Prehistories of Baseball
An excellent book on the statistical master subject of // regression to the mean \\ might even interest sports fans as multiple examples of this type are used. Mentions invalid research protocols, the example of Elizabeth Targ's study [whose father was the brother-in-law of chess champion, Bobby Fisher, an example of a genius who had either autistim or asberger's, and it showed in some of his opinions and beliefs - - espoused anti-Semitism later in life, even though he was Jewish [although legally Jewish only on his mother's side - - during WWII, his mother and her first husband reached an agreement that she could state he was the father, since the war interfered with life's usual errands, but his birth father was a Hungarian-Jewish professor of physics at the University of Colorado and Bobby was the spitting image of him].
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