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Gene Editing Disadvantages

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The article "Opinion: Gene editing is powerful tool for good but only if used wisely" by "Project Syndicate" introduces the idea of genetic modification. The text states "The critics' most worrisome argument is that opening the door to repairing genetic disorders will also leave the way open for eugenics. Rather than focusing on eliminating diseases, eugenics seeks to introduce desirable traits into the human population." This statement displays the advantages and disadvantages of genetic modification. While genetic modification can be used to eliminate hereditary diseases/disorders, it can also be used by wealthy elite looking to make genetically appealing children by eliminating genes that cause harmless deformities and traits that are considered
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