In episode 39, Richard and Michael discuss plastics ill advised use of alcohol as an anaesthetic and possibility of a human Akjai
00:00:00 - Start
00:00:32 - Welcome
00:01:10 - Almost done with part II Phoenix
00:01:56 - Chapter 16 predictions
00:02:07 - Pronunciation of Neci?
00:03:56 - Chapter 16 summary begins
00:06:17 - How much was Akin’s time with the resistors an Oankali plan?
00:07:40 - Shoud we be this close to that volcano?
00:09:15 - Shouldn’t you want to know thine enemy?
00:10:02 - Embrace the Lenticular Jesus Justaposition
00:11:28 - Akin licks something he shouldn’t have
00:12:26 - Poisonous plastics? [1, 2]
00:16:22 - Errosion of the Epistemic commons
00:16:53 - The tobacco playbook - sew confusion
00:19:30 - Plastic as a weapon for the humans?
00:21:08 - Define Natural?
00:21:22 - ‘Nylonase’ bacteria 
00:22:50 - Plastic digesting enzymes on a shorter timescale
00:24:50 - Chapter Wrap up
00:25:56 - Chapter 17 predictions
00:27:36 - A new member of the leave the tentacles alone Neci club
00:27:50 - New members of the remove the tentacles club
00:28:46 - give in to alien impulses
00:29:10 - Neci pushes Yori, and Yori says shes’s out.
00:20:10 - Neci cuts people off, and pressures people to help.
00:31:28 - Don’t use alcoholic drinks as an anaesthetic or antiseptic
00:35:30 - Amma and shkahat Leave, and Akin must remain
00:38:30 - Human Akjai?
00:43:15 - Chapter 17 predictions
00:47:20 - Oankali political decision making
00:48:36 - Outro
REFERENCES: Example plastics controversy BPA
A Human - for now.