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It is ethical for your job to be automated. Automation is a process whereby systemsand processes can function automatically (Automation, 2021). Ethics is the study ofmorality: right, wrong, moral and immoral(Singer, 2021). There is great debateabout automation and its ethics. When looking at the outcomes of automation thepositives outweigh the negative. Replacing workers with automation is ethical, asit increases productivity and improves safety. Automation takes the utilitarian,common good and rights approach in ethics.Automation improves safety. 2,3 million workers die annually, most deaths occur dueto diseases caused by unfavourable working conditions(World Statistic, 2021).Automation replaces dangerous jobs, saving lives. Automation improves ones’ workingcondition by removing workers from hazardous jobs, automated emergency responses(allows for faster emergency responses) and using software to upgrade safetyprotocols. Replacing mundane positions and improving working conditions saveworkers.It would be unethical not to help the workers as there is a solution. Thishelps everyone involved and is the justice approach in ethics.Some believe that automation will decimate employment. Conceptual models however donot show any evidence for such. Automation increases the demand for higher-payingjobs (International Federation of Robotics, 2021). Decreases in employment in onesector will increase demand in another sector (Dauth, Findeisen, Suedekum andWoessner, 2021).Automation increases competition, productivity, demand andproduct output. This all leads to an increase in job opportunities. This is thecommon good approach in ethics.Automation increases productivity. Productivity measures the efficiency ofproduction (Productivity | Boundless Economics, 2021). Increase in productivityincreases the standard of living. As the cost of production lowers, product pricingdecreases. Lower prices increase spending power. Resulting in investment in other

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