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If you had a terminal disease would you agree to host a Tok’Ra symbiot?

Yes
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75%
No
1
6%
No sure
3
19%
 
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Poll Question On a stargate Snake in the head

Postby lastone » Wed May 04, 2005 4:50 am

Would you be host to a Tok'Ra
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Postby The Master » Thu May 05, 2005 12:59 am

I think I probably would.
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Postby Talon Sinnah » Thu May 05, 2005 9:03 am

I can not really say, it would really depend on the situation. Of course it would be cool to travel with it and be able to heal. But the taking over of the body part.... kinda disturbs me.
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Postby Qray » Mon May 09, 2005 4:54 pm

The chance at knowledge (the knowledge that the Tok'ra has accumulated) at the initial joining and the chance to live a rather longer life to possibly explore the galaxy is very tempting, but I'd need to know more about it before I'd be willing to commit myself.

What the exact rules of being a Tok'ra are, for instance. What kind of control and awareness would I retain over my own body. What kind of personality does the prospectant Tok'ra have? How are disputes or disagreements between the host and symbiont settled.

I'd have to say, I despise arrogance and that's something many of the Tok'ra seem to have in spades.
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Postby Nomad » Fri Jul 01, 2005 8:22 am

I don't see why not. After all, the Tok'Ra believe in sharing the body. Not taking it over. You'd live at least another 100 years.
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Postby Bmat » Fri Jul 01, 2005 9:42 am

Part of the question is whether I'd want to live the extra years. If I were a very young person, then I'd think that the extra years would be welcome.

If I were an old person and had seen my family and friends all die, then it would take some thinking. I remember my grandmother sadly commenting that all of her friends were dead. On the other hand, she had her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren, and she was valued and in the community. Something else to consider would be the blessing of having an older family member around for the younger generations. Think of the life experiences of a past time that the older person could share.
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Postby Ranryu » Mon Aug 15, 2005 10:23 am

Well The only fact i Don't like about it is the fact is when they take over you don't have a bit of control and the fact remains they can take over at anytime if it so needs to be. That i would not be able to handle.
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Postby aldan » Mon Aug 15, 2005 9:03 pm

I doubt that a Tok'ra would WANT my body. Unless the ability to heal the body would include my current infirmities as well as old injuries, I'd not want to. However, if those were to be taken care of completely, then I'd have to say YES. Being a Type 1 diabetic and having my body slowly fall apart on me (worsening blood circulation, worsening eyesight) is not fun. I already have a considerably shorter lifespan due to my diabetes, but when you add all the cancer and heart problems in my family, well, YES, I'd do it. As a diabetic, I will sometimes lose my personal control anyway, since low blood sugar problems will do that, so I think I might have a bit more tolerance towards the idea. The caveat about personality is very important to consider, however, and I'd want the chance to find out enough about the symbiont that I can make a more educated decision about it.
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Postby Ranryu » Tue Sep 13, 2005 6:29 pm

Look up Chromium in your local WAl-Mart. It is a trace mineral that helps the body regulate sugar and insulin in the body. I am not sure how much it will help but it may help.
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Postby aldan » Wed Sep 14, 2005 12:59 am

Thank you. I will first research it, though, since some minerals you do NOT want to take too much of...
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Postby Ranryu » Wed Sep 14, 2005 4:32 pm

No prob. Now where was I going?
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Postby Jack Sarratt » Mon Apr 17, 2006 12:29 pm

I would in a heart beat. I believe that the ultimate objective of humanity should be the increase of knowledge and understanding. Tok'Ra symbiot physical changes not withstanding, I would seek to absorb as much information as possible.
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