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    Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    Hello friends,
    As you know that there are some people who can move objects by their brain or eyes.
    I want to know what it is called in English?

    Thank you

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Hello friends,
    As you know that there are some people who can move objects by their brain or eyes.
    I want to know what it is called in English?

    Thank you
    I didn't know that there were "some people could move objects by their brain or eyes". Why do you assume that I know that?

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    There are no people who can move things with their brain or their eyes. Despite the fact that these people don't exist, there is a word for this imaginary phenomenon - it is called telekinesis, the adjective for the people is telekinetic. There is no noun for such a person, ie we don't say "He is a ...". We would say "He is telekinetic" or "He has telekinetic powers".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I didn't know that there were "some people could move objects by their brain or eyes". Why do you assume that I know that?
    Really? It's something common among the persons who know how t do that but not any one is able to do that. I'm surprised for your answer.
    Haven't you seen any documentary or videos about that?
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    it is called telekinesis, the adjective for the people is telekinetic.

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    There are no people who can move things with their brain or their eyes.
    But I think it's proved that it's doable and some have done it.
    I don't know why you all disagree that there are not any one to do that.

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    There are people who may claim to be able to do this, but I am not aware of any documented, verified cases.

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    I was looking for a word which exists in dictionaries. But moderator in post #2 answered me as if he was angry by my question. I think this is not a cultural forum to talk about that why I asked this question or why I assume that they know there some exist such people. Questions like this can make members afraid of asking further questions. I respect you all and thank you for your beautiful and helpful forum but I beg you not to take the answer of our questions to things which are off topic like this one:
    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Why do you assume that I know that?
    My friend, I just asked if there exists any word to refer to that or not. I didn't ask anything more.
    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/telekinesis
    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telekinesis
    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/de...sh/telekinesis
    http://www.wordreference.com/definition/telekinesis
    Last edited by sb70012; 08-Nov-2013 at 22:22.

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    I was looking for a word which exists in dictionaries. But moderator in post #2 answered me as if he was angry by my question.
    No. You began your first post with 'As you know...'. Bhai naturally asked why you should assume that we know this. We don't. We know there are not any such people.
    I think this is not a cultural forum to talk about that why I asked this question or why I assume that they know there some exist such people.
    sb, bai was responding to your words.
    Questions like this can make members afraid of asking further questions. I respect you all and thank you for your beautiful and helpful forum but I beg you not to take the answer of our questions to things which are off topic like this one:
    If you ask ask a word for someone who doesn't exist, don't be surprised if people comment on this.
    My friend,
    This is not usually an appropriate form of address in English. Why are you linking us to those dictionaries? ems told you that word in post #3.

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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    We all know the word exists. The word "telepathy" exists but there are no known verified and validated examples of people being able to read other people's thoughts. The word "vampire" exists but I doubt you will find anyone on this forum who believes that vampires exist in the real world.
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    Re: Moving objects by your eyes. [called what?]

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The word "vampire" exists but I doubt you will find anyone on this forum who believes that vampires exist in the real world.
    Just you see what happens if you take off your garlic necklace, your silver crucifix and your red flannel combinations! You'll be laughing on the other side of your grave then.


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