Bollocks! Anyone for a cup of tea?
This anecdote might support the testable hypothesis that terrorist profiling is valid.
Except it doesn't because terrorist profiling is woowoo.
1. Terrorism is like porn, you know it when you see it, but otherwise defies an incontroveritible definition. See art vs. porn, freedom fighter vs evil doer.
2. Terrorists form a tiny fraction of any population (even in Iraq) so any detection system will need an % accuracy to 5 decimal places (yes folks that's 99.99999%). See 'base-rate fallacy'.
3. Developed by people who believe Freud had something worthwhile to say. See 'ad-hominem', but I couldn't resist.
Your daily horoscope is probably more effective, or divination through tea-leaves. Hey, now there's a testable hypothesis, so I shall leave the reader to ponder the following:
Q. Which has the greater efficacy Warmtouch or Warmtea?
Choccy biccy anyone?