Polygraphing Expands In Government Despite Critics

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http://www.boston.com/globe/magazine/2003/0803/coverstory.htm The Boston Globe Magazine examines widespread criticism over government use of polygraphs, "a machine that runs almost entirely on faith." The pirncipes of polygraph use have been unchanged for a century, the Globe says. During that period, proponents "have believed in it with a faith that is almost evangelical, and for nearly as long, its detractors have derided it as the worst kind of junk science and have seen that faith as having been the problem . . .

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