[LMB] I'm not obsessed....

markus baur baur at chello.at
Thu Dec 3 19:59:34 GMT 2015


Am 03.12.2015 um 20:53 schrieb Sylvia McIvers:
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 7:44 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>> From: "M R L Dolbear" m.dolbear at lineone.net
>>
>> A lot of people on trial claim to be innocent. FP would help them prove it.
>
> But a lot of people on trial clamin to be innocent, and are not required to
> incriminate themselves by telling the truth. And refusing FP would
> immediately be taken as Proof of Dastardly Actions, instead of Proof of Not
> Trusting the Authorities.

if they HAVE to go through a regular court first and can only opt for FP 
to clear themselves AFTER having been successfully convicted that would 
not be the case ..

>>> Plus the ones whose alibi is that they were committing a crime elsewhere.

which is why the questions under FP may only refer to facts as 
established in the conventional court case ..

servus

markus

>> They wouldn't need an alibi. Just 'Did you kill X?'  'No.'
>>
>
> FP seems to be more wide-ranging htan that. Ekaterin's first repsonse was,
> 'it doesn't hurt' - what would someone who was moderately guilty or was
> trying to protect the guilty have as a first response?
>
> Don't even get me started on Miles elaborating on questions - opinions
> about people's character's recipes...
>
> FP and truth drugs are not so simple.
>
>>
>>> Note the petty judge whose gift from the Father in Curse of C was truth.
>>
>> As Miles points out, you have to ask the right questions.
>>
>> Gwynne (I still think a lot of innocent people would be happy to walk out
>> of the shadow of suspicion.)
>>
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