Re: Non-linear / full-2d writing systems? (Telepathy dept.)
|From:||Cian Ross <cian@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 26, 2005, 23:28|
On Thursday 19 May 2005 10:49 pm, Roger Mills wrote:
> No, at least IIRC according to Le Guin's "Left Hand of Darkness", which is
> my only real "source" for info on telepathy, it's not possible to lie
> telepathically-- presumably because the hearer also has access to the
> speaker's mind and can probe around.
LeGuin kind of waffled about that, later. Apparently humans cannot
lie to each other telepathically, but later in that time line, in the
novel _City Of Illusions_, the enemy that the main character must face
has defeated a variety of human civilizations precisely because they
can lie mind-to-mind.