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I have this theory that what seems to be coincidence is in fact anything but. We may think we are surrounded by random stuff but deep down inside us there’s an intelligence beavering away to make sense of what’s out there and discover how we fit in. 1,099 more words


The scientists persuading terrorists to spill their secrets

Expert interrogators know torture doesn’t work – but until now, nobody could prove it. By analysing hundreds of top-secret interviews with terror suspects, two British scientists have revolutionised the art of extracting the truth. 686 more words


We have ways of making you talk, by Ian Leslie.

Expert interrogators know that torture doesn’t work, but until now, no-one could prove it. Two psychologists at the University of Liverpool have conducted a detailed content analysis of 878 hours of taped interrogations, and have developed a training programme for interrogators called the Alycone Course. 38 more words


Recommended Link: The scientists persuading terrorists to spill their secrets

On two previous occasions I have published a short blog sequence on the inefficacy of torture. It is there not surprising that I should have welcomed this long read on yesterday’s Guardian website.   864 more words

Science, Psychology & Society

Chapter 11 - Tinder Date #1

Sunday, 17 January 2016.

Day 28

Jani is good-looking in his pictures. Older, over fifty for sure. Good posture, well dressed.

His facial expression isn’t dead, but doesn’t reveal much either. 693 more words

Now What

Breaking the Head of the Dragon

On Monday, September 23rd new arrivals in the Vale find some prior arrivals pouring over intelligence gathered by Taren during the week.

  • Aronis (WaB): a farmer and rancher who discovered latent magical powers while defending his cattle from wolves.
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