advent "foreshadow"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 4 01:17:35 UTC 2013

If there's a physical mechanism connecting brain to brain, it ain't
telepathy. At least not in my world.

If you know what Jessica Chastain is thinking right now, that's telepathy.
Anything else is ersatz.


On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 7:38 PM, Jim Parish <jparish at> wrote:

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> Mark Mandel wrote:
> > Yeah, but brain-to-brain, or brain-to-Net-to-brain. (So which one is
> > Pinky?) I'd call that close enough for the word. I'm sure there's some sf
> > somewhere with telepathy over the phone or radio, though I haven't seen
> any.
> The Tines, in Vernor Vinge's _A Fire Upon the Deep_ and _The Children of
> the Sky_, are an approximation to this.
> Jim Parish
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