Although largely discredited by scientists ESP has been a common theme in Science Fiction


Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Empire (1952) and Second Foundation (1953) feature a telepathic mutant, The Mule

Foundation and Empire AvonSecond Foundation Avon

John Wyndham‘s The Crysalids (1955) is a sympathetic novel about telepathic mutants in a post apocalyptic North America while The Midwich Cuckoos (1957) features telepathic children conceived as part of an alien attempt to colonise Earth.

Alfred Bester‘s  The Demolished Man (1953) depicts a world in which telepathy is widespread.

Judge Anderson in the comic strip Judge Dredd


Alfred Bester‘s   The Stars My Destination (a.k.a. Tiger! Tiger!, 1956) features teleportation.


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