You can’t blame Joi for the, appropriate? You can’t phone Joi a traitor until you may also call Siri or Alexa a traitor. Joi does not make alternatives; she follows development. I’ve been referring to Joi as “her” this time that is whole but “it” is probably more accurate; sex, like every thing also about Joi, is a construct made to attract into the heterosexual male whom bought her. And in case Joi’s “death” as a result of Luv is tragic, it is just as a companion and confidant as he plunged into the case because we bought into the fantasy designed for K, who relied on her.
To be clear: I’m basing this to my very very own reading of Joi, that is one of the most one that is cynical. You might install a plausible situation that K’s form of Joi does indeed develop some standard of sentience, and tthe womanefore her insistence on K’s uniqueness—and her increasingly separate agency, damn the consequences—make her as “human” as any individual or replicant in Blade Runner 2049’s world. (The Blade Runner world relies upon concerns such as this. That’s exactly what helps it be interesting. )
But presuming this Joi is not unique: Isn’t this a plausible development of pornography?