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[–]pitterpatterwater 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

It's really strange that people think of the polygraph as some sort of supernatural lie-detectorr, when it merely detects nervousness.

[–]magnora7 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

The corporate-owned media uses shows like that to promote technological solutions that can be sold to the consumers and law enforcement, while simultaneously convincing the public of the all-powerfulness of the police. I honestly can't stand shows like CSI. It's straight-up propaganda under the auspices of being a murder-mystery show, imo.