The golden lasso of Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Marston, the inventor of the polygraph test. Originally intended to compel the captured, it became a tool for extracting confessions, those captured by its unbreakable loops.
But in today's Justice League #47, it gets a new origin. Not as a weapon of war but something else entirely.
A tool of therapy. One that might stop one lying to oneself and face uncomfortable truths that you are otherwise unable to admit to.
And when facing a manic out of control powered up Superman, to get to the central truth of the character. That Clark Kent isn't his secret identity….