It does not help that TV "law enforcement" type shows portray facial recognition as perfect, leading the general public to believe that this is so. This has also been the case with identification of partial fingerprints and other CSI info. Of course, on TV, all cops are honest and extremely competent, too.
I propose a new party game of trying to come up with a patent stupid enough to be rejected by the patent office. For instance: a gaseous mixture of 78% nitrogen,21% oxygen, 1% argon, and trace amounts of other gases, suitable for sustaining metabolism, inflating objects, and other applications. Once air is patented I could make a fortune!
"Officers claimed they could have gotten a warrant, what with all the probable cause they had." If I walked out of a store with a stolen item, "I could have paid for it with the cash in my pocket" is not a valid defense.
The problem with this study is that the first exercise: thinking of examples of political correctness, is like a creativity warmup. I wonder what the results would have been if they compared to a group thinking of, for instance, where signs should be posted on campus.
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