How should a Christian view hand based biometrics? Could it be the prologue to the mark of the beast?

My employer is about to compulsorily introduce hand based biometric scans for entry to/exist from the workplace and to access certain systems within the office (ie printers). Refusal to partake, except for physical inability/disability(ie amputees, lack of fingerprints) will result in termination of employment.  We have used swipe cards for the last three decades without any apparent significant problems and the use of biometrics in the office seems out of all proportion to any potential security concerns.  Even if such biometrics are not the actual MOTB, given it seems to be the prologue to such or corralling us into/softening us up for the likes of the MOTB, how would God view a Christian engaging in the use of such biometrics?

Revelation 13:16 - 17

NKJV - 16 He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads. 17 And that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

Clarify Share Report Asked August 17 2018 Mini Anonymous

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