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Which would you keep?
Language 13%  13%  [ 2 ]
Senses 75%  75%  [ 12 ]
Non-choice option 13%  13%  [ 2 ]
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Zen
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07 Aug 2011, 9:46 pm

If you had to choose between language (in any form--spoken, written, signing, visual symbols, even thoughts in the form of language) or your senses, which would you choose? You'd give up one of them entirely and keep the other.

I haven't decided my answer yet...



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07 Aug 2011, 9:53 pm

Senses, so I could remain alive. ;)



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07 Aug 2011, 9:59 pm

So I have to choose between having no way to communicate whatsoever, or having no senses whatsoever? Just shoot me.



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07 Aug 2011, 10:20 pm

You wouldn't be communicating either way, unless it was telepathic. :lol:



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07 Aug 2011, 10:34 pm

Zen wrote:
You wouldn't be communicating either way, unless it was telepathic. :lol:

Meh, whatever. :P



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07 Aug 2011, 10:35 pm

Jory wrote:
So I have to choose between having no way to communicate whatsoever, or having no senses whatsoever? Just shoot me.


Seconded.


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07 Aug 2011, 10:46 pm

I often feel that I don't do much communicating anyway, so I guess it doesn't seem like that big of a deal to me. I think it might actually be freeing. But I guess it's deal-breaking for everyone else. Ah, well. :shrug:



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07 Aug 2011, 10:53 pm

I have actually thought that if I did lose something it would be speech. I have been without speech when I would get these colds years ago and I was able to communicate fine with gestures.



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07 Aug 2011, 10:56 pm

Probably language because I'd lose the feeling of being alive.


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07 Aug 2011, 11:05 pm

chrissyrun wrote:
Probably language because I'd lose the feeling of being alive.

Do you mean you'd give up language?

I'm leaning towards giving up language myself, because language isn't a huge part of my thoughts. Not having to worry over it would relieve a lot of stress. :lol:



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07 Aug 2011, 11:09 pm

Zen wrote:
chrissyrun wrote:
Probably language because I'd lose the feeling of being alive.

Do you mean you'd give up language?

I'm leaning towards giving up language myself, because language isn't a huge part of my thoughts. Not having to worry over it would relieve a lot of stress. :lol:


Yea, that's what I meant. It would, but....I'd dislike being trapped in my own mind....but at least I'd feel more alive.


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07 Aug 2011, 11:10 pm

I'd rather keep my senses.


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07 Aug 2011, 11:11 pm

I'm confused... by sense do you mean like taste/sight/smell/touch/sound or like smarts?


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07 Aug 2011, 11:16 pm

FearOfMusic wrote:
I'm confused... by sense do you mean like taste/sight/smell/touch/sound or like smarts?


That's how I took it. :shrug:


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07 Aug 2011, 11:20 pm

curlyfry wrote:
I have actually thought that if I did lose something it would be speech. I have been without speech when I would get these colds years ago and I was able to communicate fine with gestures.


Definitely. I don't think I'd care if I never had to speak again.

@Fear: I meant taste/sight/smell/touch/sound. Sorry for the confusion. :-)