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The simple counter-argument[edit]

If telepathy 'worked' between humans (as distinct from 'common trains of thought' etc) there would be traces of it throughout history - as it would be useful for spying etc. Anna Livia (talk) 18:32, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

What if the vorlons didn't activate the telepathy genes until humanity made extraterrestrial contact? ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 18:41, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
Who be Vorlons? There is no evidence of actual contact with aliens being made - and if the genes are present there will be some natural combining and recombining and interacting with other genes so that the telepathy will be activated regardless.
The main problem with 'telepathy' is that many people assume that it is speech communication by another means (rather than empathy, 'thinking into what the other person will do' etc). Anna Livia (talk) 19:51, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
They're from babylon 5. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 19:55, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
Telepathy works, I know you're looking at porn right now. Weird, isn't it? Oxyaena Harass 20:03, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
Not me (though I am a fanficcer). Anna Livia (talk) 20:06, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
See? It works. Oxyaena Harass 20:19, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
Do the 'fuzzy aspects' I mention (and other elements of a similar nature) count as telepathy? Anna Livia (talk) 17:22, 12 June 2019 (UTC)
Fuzzy as in furry......? Oxyaena Harass 19:33, 12 June 2019 (UTC)
You're the psychic. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 19:37, 12 June 2019 (UTC)
Don't interrupt my cold reading channeling of the spirits of the netherworld right now, @Ikanreed. Oxyaena Harass 20:26, 12 June 2019 (UTC)
There is more to fandom than furry: some fanfic is 'very' weird.
I was referring to 'empathy etc.'
Some pets are capable of telepathically picking up 'edibles accessible' and 'time to go to the vet.'
Are we playing a game of who blinks first with the colons? Anna Livia (talk) 23:12, 12 June 2019 (UTC)