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#Sir Humphrey demonstrates how public surveys can reach opposite conclusions
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Mr. Woolley, are you worried about the rise in crime among teenagers?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Do you think there is lack of discipline and vigorous training in our Comprehensive Schools?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.  
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Do you think young people welcome some structure and leadership in their lives?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Do they respond to a challenge?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Might you be in favour of reintroducing National Service?   
Bernard Woolley: Er, I might be.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Yes or no?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Of course, after all you've said you can't say no to that. On the other hand, the surveys can reach opposite conclusions.   

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[survey two]   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Mr. Woolley, are you worried about the danger of war?  
Bernard Woolley: Yes.  
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Are you unhappy about the growth of armaments?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Do you think there's a danger in giving young people guns and teaching them how to kill?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Do you think it's wrong to force people to take arms against their will?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Would you oppose the reintroduction of conscription?   
Bernard Woolley: Yes.   [does a double-take]   
Sir Humphrey Appleby: There you are, Bernard. The perfectly balanced sample.

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