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 Post subject: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:40 pm 
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Keep all psychics out of sci-fi jesus christ psychics are the worst
Why are there psychics in sci-fi


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:50 pm 
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Some SF authors used to belive in psychics.

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:10 pm 
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haha it is such a
ridic old timey thing

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Does this extend to people with more general psionic powers? Because if so then that would mean no Akira or Chronicle, and they were both really good movies.

I don't really like stories about people with telepathy, though. So I'm with you on that. Although I would be interested in reading a horror story about people with telepathy, instead of another of those damned science fiction stories about everyone developing telepathy and entering into some glorious world-mind where all hatred and fear has been eradicated along with (presumably) all individuality, privacy and dissent. Telepathy is creepy.

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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It's always bad

I like some things with psychics but the psychics make those things worse


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:58 pm 
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another scifi book
with psychics


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you sure you're not reading

psy-fi???


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Sigh-fi


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Cy-phi

(it's about codes)

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Sai-fi

a genre which is just one-shots about Raph

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Wi-fi

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Si-fi

about the Duck Dynasty characters


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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sike-fi

you think it's fiction but at the end you realize that the science used exists today


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:20 pm 
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EVEN THE CULTURE HAS PSYCHICS
(BUT THEY'RE NOT REALLY PSYCHICS (AT LEAST SO FAR IN THIS BOOK)
BUT THAT'S HOW IT IS IN MOST THINGS)


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:32 pm 
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haha what psychics???
do you mean like how the AI can lit read your brain via long range scans etc???

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:38 pm 
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oh if it is that
dumb thing about
people that have happened to make correct predictions
that is
so weird

like
the way it would make sense if people just found those
statistical anomalies unusual/interesting
like
if a trillion trillion people or whatever all made guesses about stuff
you are bound to have ones that are right every time
but
that doesn't mean they have done anything but guess
or that they are better at guessing
just they happen to be the ones that guessed everything right

but the way he wrote it didn't seem to follow that idea well?

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Ya like
Why do the minds care about her
If she just happened to be right every time before

I hope this isn't something like
The minds genetically modified people to be actual psychics but kept it a secret so ppl wouldn't be mad
Like not that iain banks said that in a later book because obvs not since you've read them
But if he was hinting at it re only possible thing


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Yeah it
Is really odd in that it doesn't reallymfit in with anything else in that universe
It never shows up again tho

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Fwewf


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Another telepath
Via cordwainer smith or whatever his name is


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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like
if I want a sci-fi
I want it to be a legit sci-fi
not some magical fantasy thing
but
I guess since every sci-fi thing in history has psychics
something with psychics is more legitly sci-fi than something without )':

DO I HAVE TO LOOK FOR
"FANTASY"
TO FIND SOMETHING WITHOUT MAGIC THESE DAYS
DO I NEED TO LOOK IN THE "OCCULT" SECTION


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
PostPosted: Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:19 pm 
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looked up the list of fictional telepaths on Wikipedia
and
r. daneel olivaw is a telepath?!?!
do I have to avoid Asimov too?!??!?!?!?!?!
but he's a robot so maybe he's not sum legit telepath and is just using midichlorians or something what is the deal with this????


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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want to create a new genre that is the same thing as sci-fi but explicitly forbids telepaths


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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"precursors to the genre include every sci-fi story that doesn't have telepaths"


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Maybe Speculative Fiction will be more up your alley?

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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I don't want anything called "speculative fiction"


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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How about "physics fiction"


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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Was going to suggest two of that best sci fi I have read recently but then
Realized they sorta
Have this stuff in them

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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At least in one it is
Sciencey enough re
Requires you to be using specific technology to be
Doing it

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 Post subject: Re: psychics out of sci-fi
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Hello Again wrote:
Was going to suggest two of that best sci fi I have read recently but then
Realized they sorta
Have this stuff in them

Do it anyway

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