Microchips in Humans

Positives
-access to passwords and identification is always present and easy to use with the right technology
-can be used to store medical information for people with chronic illnesses
-can be used for simple purchases like from a vending machine and other actions such as unlocking a car
Negatives
-privacy could be breached (people could be tracked
-other people could access information on microchip
-things like purchases made and frequent actions with the microchip could be tracked

I think this types of technology will almost certainly become more common but will never be truly widely accepted because while people always want the newest technology most people will not want it inside of their body as it is an idea that, quite understandably, scares people. The most widespread concern is that it could be used to track your whereabouts and actions which is a daunting thought. The negatives that come with micro-chipping humans seems to overwhelm the positives which, for the most part, is just the convenience of quicker purchases and passwords. Especially with the idea of wearable technology on the horizon it is unlikely in my personal opinion that microchips will become common. Wearable computers in the form of watches have already made their way onto the market and can perform more tasks than the microchips, although they are more expensive. Microchips also run the risk of being hacked which would not be very hard to do considering the microchip itself has no security and simply bounces back information after it is pinged by another device. Another surprisingly reoccurring concern that I personally do not relate to is that microchips are the "mark of the beast" according to Revelation 13:16.

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