Strange but true it is that you have some thought in your mind and the same percolates onward to the mind of another person. What is the factor that is instrumental to this is a mystery but there are cases to indicate that this does happen. There is a story.
There was a king who used to move from place to place in a disguised manner within his kingdom to watch whether or not his public did really like him. Once he was moving in the interiors of some village coming across a field of sugar cane. He saw a woman working in the field and told her that he was feeling thirsty. The woman told him that there was no water available in the vicinity but as an alternative she could offer him the juice of a sugar cane. She plucked a cane stick from the field, squeezed it and offered the juice to the king without knowing exactly as to who he was. She had taken him just as a passer by. The king was surprised to see the forceful flow of juice coming forth from the cane stick after it was squeezed by the woman. The king just thought of increasing the land revenue on sugar cane fields as they must be fetching a big earning from them. The king left to stop there again while returning. The woman was still there whom the king in disguise asked for some more cane juice. She repeated her necessary modus operandi, plucking a cane stick and squeezing it out with the full force at her command, but most surprising as it looked to the king this time, there was no flow of juice coming forth out of squeezing, this was instead only a matter few droplets. ‘What is the problem’, the king asked to which the woman replied as ‘possibly our king has developed an eye on sugar cane cultivation with a view to increase the relative land revenue, as it gives us more earnings’. The king felt shocked. On return to his palace, he shared the experience with his ministers and decided to drop any idea of increasing the land revenue.
In the modern era, there could be several names to be given to this story like telepathy, psychological analysis, face reading, but what exactly happened can only be termed at the most as the factor of instinct, although this very element still continues to remain an area of mystery.
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