It's the year 2XXX. A small island nation isolated from the rest of the world has developed technology, evolved, or genetically engineered theirselves to be capable of telepathy.
The only problem is that they can't switch it off.
What would this means for the mind-readers on a day-to-day basis? How would they alter their lifestyles to keep their thoughts to themselves?
Or would they try to expunge the innate desire for privacy from the human condition?
Note: Kino's Journey, a Japanese Light Novel, covers this concept in one of its stories: the surviving people of the country end up living in houses miles away from each other so they never have to hear the thoughts of one another ever again.