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5 books more influential than the Bible - according to Facebook

5 books more influential than the Bible - according to Facebook
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Facebook is doing more experiments on us ... and you might not like the results of this one.

You might have seen a viral Facebook post pop up in your news feed sometime in the past year. It asked you to “List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way. Don't take more than a few minutes, and don't think too hard. They do not have to be the 'right' books or great works of literature, just ones that have affected you in some way."

If you responded to the survey, your results have been tabulated - along with everyone else's - into a chart by researchers at Facebook. Because of the nature of the experiment, you might not be surprised that the Harry Potter books are number one. What might surprise you is that the Bible, arguably the most influential book of all time, was only number six!

The list of the top 100 is a mish-mash of modern, popular fiction like The Da Vinci Code and The Hunger Games and classics like Hamlet and The Great Gatsby. Did any of your favorites make or miss the list? What would your top ten be? Let me know in the comments!

Next page: See the full list of the top 100 most influential books on Facebook
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