The Xenothesis podcast features review, discussion and analysis of Dawn book 1 of Octavia E. Butler’s, Xenogenesis trilogy AKA Lilith’s Brood
Richard J. Acton
In episode 41, Richard and Michael discuss if Akin is a version of a messiah Paul Atreides from Dune.
In episode 40, Richard and Michael discuss: Oankali sibling bonding, and how they handle their booze. How Octavia’s characters are rich, complex, contradictory, real, and redeamable. The Nature of sleep and dreams, as well as the character of Human extinction.
In episode 39, Richard and Michael discuss plastics ill advised use of alcohol as an anaesthetic and possibility of a human Akjai
In episode 37, Richard and Michael discuss the priorites of which knowledge should be written down first to preseve it in future.