It’s official: robots are taking over the world. First there was Sophia the Robot, the first robot citizen of the world (who may or may not have started a Twitter war with Chrissy Teigen, which we all know is the first step toward a REAL war), and now there’s a new kind of humanoid technology that’s being introduced into homes: sex robots.
Samantha the sex robot is being sold in the UK for £3,500 (a little over $4,800 USD) and she’s here to steal your man. Not really. But actually, maybe. Because aside from having a sex setting, Samantha also has a family mode, in which she’ll have full-length conversations about all kinds of things, like fun facts and philosophy, and actually crack jokes. That’s right — according to Mirror, she actually has a brain.
— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) September 24, 2017
The whole thing is pretty wild, and definitely concerning for some people who believe sex robots are going to further complicate romantic relationships between humans (and also, am I the only one worried about a robot revolution???). But damn, it sure does make for a great meme.
Sex Robot: "So what are we?"
— Chidden Nuddet (@Maraculousness) January 15, 2018
robot sex doll: i just think it’s funny how-
— JAK (@FokYouSel) January 17, 2018
And you all thought sex robots were going to make things LESS complicated.
Sex robot: we need to talk, I just think it's funny how….
— — (@1R0TIMI) January 15, 2018
Sex Robot: why’d you like her pi-
— Jacøb | ACAB (@gattjacob) January 16, 2018
Me: "So what are we?"
Sex Robot: pic.twitter.com/G0Ik4qYHFp
— Back Pain McLane (@sean_speezy) January 17, 2018
If you wanted something brainless, you should’ve just stuck with your lowly sex doll.
sex robot: I've been thinking about us lately
— jessie smells 🤍 ⓑⓛⓜ (@jajabbey) January 17, 2018
Sorry, guys, you may be able to turn off your sex robot when it starts getting to clingy, but nothing’s going to save you when you start getting weird, confusing feelings for a computer in a fake body. I can’t wait for all the op-eds and personal essays that are sure to come out of this.