Thursday, January 29, 2009

Lying Liars Who Lie

Speaking of Barbara Streisand - Some Swedish scientists have had the gall to do research indicating that lie detectors don't do diddly. And the Israeli company that makes them is threatening to sue. Apparently they feel threatened themselves.

Lie detectors, at best, can only tell if someone is anxious about something, perhaps, say, taking a lie detector test. In some places they are used to simply get the truth out of someone because that person thinks the lie detector might catch them.

Scientists threatened with legal action over lie detector article

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