If you can’t flashy-thing someone’s memory away, why not at least make them see things from your point of view? The Point of View Gun,
introduced in the 2005 film version of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, accomplishes just that: You fire the gun at someone, and
suddenly, he understands exactly where you’re coming from.
Before you get too excited, though, take note: The gun won’t work on just anyone. According to the movie, it was created by the “Intergalactic
Consortium of Angry Housewives,” whose members were fed up with their husbands’ lack of empathy. As such, the weapon works only on
On second thought, maybe we shouldn’t bring this thing into the world.