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Old May 8th 15, 05:53   #17
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Re: EpDis: A Tragedy Of Telepaths

Originally Posted by Lennier's Tears View Post

I find it a bit hard to accept Byron's insistence on non-violence, when he clearly has no problems with invading other people's minds and blackmailing them. It's a type of violence, too.
I can easily see someone raised as a high-level telepath not really seeing that, actually. He's basically been raised with a blind spot right around that kind of thinking. Outright snuffing someone's life out was shocking enough to impress him. But this kind of violence is much more subtle, perhaps he hadn't even considered it much in light of his far worse actions.
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