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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. CKR