Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
No, the point is either the glass is half empty or it's half full.
What's better... an employed checker making enough to cover at least some of their needs.
Or an unemployed checker replaced by a machine and who has no real marketable non-automatible skills while sitting at home and relying completely on public assistance?
You're attempting to conflate technological progress with abuse of the social safety net. They are not the same thing.