Anorak | Life mirrors the Skylarks of Space – military workers killed by telepathy

Life mirrors the Skylarks of Space – military workers killed by telepathy

by | 8th, August 2013

The Skylark of Space SUICIDE Watch: one theory is that telepathy caused four young Turkish engineers to kill themselves in 2006 and 2007. Some suspect foul play had a hand in the deaths ASELSAN engineers Hüseyin Başbilen, Halim Ünsem Ünal, Evrim Yançeken and Burhaneddin Volkan:

Inspection Board of the Prime Ministry recently completed on the mysterious deaths of some engineers working for a Turkish defense industry giant, ASELSAN, maintains that the young engineers may have been driven to commit suicide after being exposed to telepathic attacks aimed at destroying them psychologically.

Did telepathic attacks induce depression?

Neuropsychologist, Nevzat Tarhan, is cited in the report talking up the theory that  brainwaves could have been transmitted to the men.

The Ankara Chief Prosecutor’s Office is looking at further investigations.
ASELSAN operates in the fields of the design, development, production, system integration, and after-sales services of Military Communications Systems, Radar Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, Electro-Optic Systems, Navigation and Avionic Systems, Weapons Systems, Command Control Communication Computer Intelligence Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems, Naval Systems, Unmanned Systems, and Traffic and Toll Collection Systems. 
 It specialises in communications systems, like soldiers’ radios.
Can telepathy be used to dictate instructions to soldiers in the field? Is that part of this alleged

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  • TheMichaelMoran

    Wouldn’t you be better off looking at EE ‘Doc’ Smith’s ‘other’ space opera series – the Lensman novels? Plenty of telepathically-effected death in those. Only that one example, as far as I recall, in the Skylark books.

  • Anoraks

    I will look, thanks. Which book do you recommend starting with?

  • Yampster

    Speaking for Boskone. The first in the series Triplanetary is a good place to start. Keep your eye open for those boffins with the slide rules

  • TheMichaelMoran

    Of the 7 books, I’d recommend starting with 1, and Yampster suggested, getting to the end of 6 and then moving on with your life. For pre-computer sci-fi Bakelite-porn it’s surprisingly plausible and a whole bunch’o’fun.