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Comment: Beta blockers and a Martini (Score 1) 580

by UninvitedCompany (#25124741) Attached to: Homeland Security Department Testing "Pre-Crime" Detector

Besides, these sorts of systems break down when evaluating a medicated subject. Beta blockers are highly effective at suppressing the involuntary physiological effects of fear. Ask any professional musician. So is alcohol, though unlike beta blockers it has the problematic effect of making you drunk.

If it happens once, it's a bug. If it happens twice, it's a feature. If it happens more than twice, it's a design philosophy.

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