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Westworld sex orgy scene masks the more serious themes of the series

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Westworld release date on HBO this coming October
Westworld release is slated in October. Latest spoilers revealed HBO intentionally highlited women abuse, sexual violence like Grand Theft Auto in series.

The recent orgy scene in Westworld is perhaps the most talked about scenes in the series. It has been the most debated as well with some people accusing the show as bordering into pornography. However, if one looks past into the violence and the sex orgies, one can find that they are just masks to make viewers engrossed with the series while tackling serious themes that plague the society nowadays.

In case you have missed Westworld’s orgy scene, it’s the fifth episode of the series called ‘Contrapasso’ where guests William (Jimmi Simpson) and Logan (Ben Barnes) alongside android host Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) discovered a new area in the park called Pariah.

The inhabitants of the town are all outcasts of the society from thieves to assassins with one common characteristic: they are all horny. The trio helped the local mercenaries apprehend a stash of explosives and were invited to join a sexy party which eventually turned into an orgy.

The episode has become one of the most talked about scenes with accusations that the show has gone too far. That is, in fact, what the showrunners of the show want: to have the biggest and mind-blowing stuff in TV history.

Besides that, however, showrunner Lisa Joy already said in an interview back in August that their aim is to explore and establish the crime by showing the depths of its effect in the characters involved. And Westworld seems to be delivering on that promise.

Despite the orgy and the violence, it forces viewers to have a deeper look at their own lives. For example, the hosts repeating their loops for several episodes makes us notice how uncomfortable the banality of our daily lives is.

On the other hand, giving guests the freedom to do whatever they want forces us to look deep into our souls whether we will give in to our darkest desires if given a chance.

Then, there’s Dolores who seemed to portray the evolution of a woman who slowly gains her freedom to be more like herself. At first, she was the classic naive damsel in distress who suddenly finds her ideal world broken by a violent turn of events: her family murdered in front of her before she was sexually assaulted.

As the show progresses, viewers see her slowly throwing the shackles that hold her down and when she finally does, the payoff was very satisfying. Her realization of her own strength makes her very dangerous. It sends a message that she is the master of her own destiny whether she is created or controlled by someone.

These are just some of the deeper and serious themes explored in the Westworld series and hopefully, people will see more beyond the sex orgies.

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