…in which we discuss the alien Oankali as a possible analogy for teledildonics (specifically) and electronic communications technology (generally); the difference between being someone’s child and being someone’s pet; the banal evil of trying to help someone you don’t understand; and whether it’s even possible to have consensual relationships with truly other beings.

We follow this up with our discussion for Adulthood Rites on August 2nd and for Imago on August 16th.  Details here.

For recordings of previous book club calls, go here.