regarding to (((Apparently, talking to the Locke monster makes you go on his side)) i don't think this is true cause MIB already has talk to Richard, and he is not with MIB. from another side maybe that Jacob touch make some kind of protection, but Jacob already has touched Sayid, and now he is with MIB, or maybe Sayid is different case since he died and return bacl to life. talking to MIB is mentioned alot in the show, so, it is important, and maybe just talking to him will infect you.
what do you think?!?!?!