We don't care about Joe Rohde, his distended earlobe, or any contrived backstories he and his WDI groupies may have made up in the Four Seasons Bali lobby bar drinking on an expense account in 2004.
This is the Disneyland side of the forums. We just don't get into that here. Especially when it's a ride Walt built and refined himself.
Walt just didn't have a great understanding of Immersion and Storytelling and he was limited by the technology and sexism of the time. Now with these new digital women, Disney Imagineering can finally fulfill Walt's Original Vision and bring the Jungle Cruise into the 21st Century for modern more sophisticated audiences.