Daily archives: May 31, 2009

Tweets today

23:19 Blog: Tweets today tinyurl.com/lkyfwr #

13:19 Blog: Cookies are better than waterboarding tinyurl.com/lq4l2a #

13:19 Blog: The unsurprising face of the BNP tinyurl.com/lvenbg #

13:26 We shall be barbecuing at Damian’s house from 7ish . Bring meat products and drinks. #

15:21 Only two bikes recovered on today’s fishing trip- a Sarecen and a Razesa road bike. #

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Cookies are better than waterboarding

24 wouldn’t be as much fun if Jack Bauer made suspects a nice cup of tea and sat down for a chat with them, but in the real world torture is worse than useless. Interrogation works better if you can build up a rapport with the subject, gaining their respect or disproving their prejudices. Even something as simple as providing the right type of biscuits can work incredibly well.