Doug Williams is a former Oklahoma City detective sergeant.
Doug Williams (@DougWilliams_PG) is an ex-cop on a 40-year crusade against what he calls the "evil, insidious Orwellian polygraph industry" that landed him in federal prison for two years. What We Discuss with Doug Williams: How does the so-called "lie-detecting" polygraph test actually work, and how easy is it to fool? Why is private industry in the United States forbidden from using polygraph testing to screen job applicants, whereas the government relies on it? How dangerous is it to national security that this reliance hinges on trusting technology contemporary with (and arguably as complex as) the invention of the toaster? Why polygraph testing has more in common with pseudo-sciences like phrenology, conversion therapy, and dowsing than disciplines verifiable by the scientific method. How Doug wound up serving two years in a federal prison for teaching people how to beat polygraph tests with a method not dissimilar to body control taught to expectant mothers in Lamaze classes. And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!
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