There’s a funding campaign going on to raise money for DrinkSavvy. It’s a clever idea to address a dismal problem.
What it is is a simple plan to sell drinking straws and cups that contain a material that responds with a color change to the presence of GHB, ketamine, or rohypnol — date rape drugs. I wish I lived in a world where that wasn’t necessary (well, actually, I do live in a world where it isn’t really necessary for my personal safety; I understand though that some of you live in that dangerous world where people might try to drug you to nullify your lack of consent.)
You know, the existence of this product is evidence for the validity of the Schrödinger’s Rapist argument.