from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The supposed process of communicating through means other than the senses, as by the direct exchange of thoughts.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The direct communication of one mind with another otherwise than in ordinary and recognized ways; the supposed action of one mind on another at a distance without the use of words, looks, gestures, or other material signs; also, the resulting mental state or affection.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The sympathetic affection of one mind by the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of another at a distance, without communication through the ordinary channels of sensation.
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- noun parapsychology The
capabilityto communicate directly by psychicmeans; the sympathetic affectionof one mind by the thoughts, feelings, or emotionsof another at a distance, without communication through the ordinary channels of sensation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions
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The term telepathy is sometimes used, in conformity with its derivation, to mean the direct communication between minds at a great distance.
We have the elements, not merely in what we call telepathy, or mind reading, but in our everyday converse.
I am not certain but that we have lost another power that I suspect the lower animals possess -- something analogous to, or identical with, what we call telepathy -- power to communicate without words, or signs, or signals.
Many intellectual lights of the day were attracted to the movement: writers Tennyson and John Ruskin, philosopher William James, Nobel Prize-winning physiologist Charles Richet, prime ministers W.E. Gladstone and Arthur Balfour, and especially Frederick Myers, the inventor of the word "telepathy," and Trinity College professor Henry Sidgwick.
And resistance to telepathy is an automatic human reaction to that sudden feeling of mental intrusion?
The fact that journals like Nature and Scientific American aren't interested in reading about the evidence for telepathy is because they are run by dogmatic materialists.
She shared with me how telepathy is the one true universal language, how self-imposed dream states were, for her, the equivalent of a day at the beach; I shared with her Bruce Springsteen and episodes of ‘Survivor.’
There's no right to keep your telephone company profitable when telepathy is developed.
So to you telepathy is a-priori excluded from the realm of things science should investigate, just because.
Don't try the 'if we all felt like that one' because my canvassee (?) doesn't believe in telepathy .....