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Any material that states Betazoids came from Earth?

No, there is no reason to think they share any ancestral roots with humans. Betazoids come from Betazed, and while they outwardly resemble humans, they have unique physiology and abilities. They are ...
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Any material that states Betazoids came from Earth?

Betazoids evolved from amphibians on their home-planet of Betazed. We have proof-positive that the Betazed people originated from a different evolutionary tree in TNG: Genesis in which Deanna Troi ...
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Why couldn't Deanna Troi detect the presence of ensign Ro and LaForge?

We do not know, as Troi hasn't spoken anything during the episode Well, as the heading says, according to Chakoteya, the only scripted response from Counsellor Troi is shaking her head, acknowledging ...
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Is there something conspicuous about Stamets' eyes?

It's a trick of the lighting. Other images of him in costume show that he doesn't have black irises:
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Can a Betazoid read a Trill symbiont's mind?

TNG S4E23 The Host has this dialogue: PICARD: Counsellor, what is it? TROI: It's Ambassador Odan. I continually feel fluctuations of emotion from him. PICARD: Perhaps it's perfectly normal ...
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Is there something conspicuous about Stamets' eyes?

In the last episode S01E05 of Star Trek: Discovery: Burnham: This hypospray contains Tardigrade DNA and replication catalysts that will initiate rapid horizontal gene transfer in a host. The ...
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Can Betazoids read the thoughts and emotions of Cardassians?

There is no reason why they shouldn't be able to, even though we haven't seen it on screen. The reason is that Betazoid telepathy is mind reading, while Mind Melding is more of a "merging" sort of ...
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Do any empaths or telepaths in Star Trek follow a code of conduct?

In TNG Violations we see Mind Rape by Ullians who are, by inference, not part of the Federation... Although Picard says the Federation has no law against telepathic memory invasion, the Ullians do ...
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Have we ever encountered any Betazoid word besides "Imzadi"?

No, we do not A thorough search of all Star Trek franchise television and film scripts shows that no other Betazoid word is uttered on screen (other than likely proper nouns such as "Rixx"). There ...
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Do any empaths or telepaths in Star Trek follow a code of conduct?

In the TNG episode Tin Man we see a Betazoid (Tam Elbrum) who was "woke" to his telepathy at birth. As such, we see that, even though he is considerably gifted as a telepath, he also doesn't have an ...
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Do any empaths or telepaths in Star Trek follow a code of conduct?

(Thanks to Paul D. Waite for finding the episode I was thinking of) In the TNG episode The Price there is a human named Devinoni Ral who is negotiating for control of a stable wormhole. Deanna Troi ...
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