The Pros And Cons Of Genetic Babies

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Are genetics babies the way forward? In 2004 the term “Genetic Babies” made it from sci-fi movies and weblogs to the Oxford dictionary which reflects the term becoming part of our everyday culture. The process can change genes, traits and defect particular defects, and ensure a healthy start to a child’s life. The forever growing strength of genetic technology may one day allow parents to adapt their unborn children, in order to spare their descendants from disease or, conceivably, make them tall, well-muscled, intellectual or otherwise gifted with appealing traits. However along with any new medical, high-tech treatment there is bounteous amounts of advantages and disadvantages that follow. Are the technologies of genetic modification safe…show more content…
We could debate about whether using genetic engineering beyond that is suitable, but certainly should be used for medical circumstances. And as far as ethical goes, I believe it is. A lot of people say god created us, and we should live the way we are made. However god also gave us this world to learn and nurture, and if god truly exists wouldn’t he want us to better ourselves? Create a better life for unborn…show more content…
It has also been suggested that if designer babies were created through genetic engineering, that this could have major effects on the human gene pool. Some futurists claim that it would put the human species on a path to participant evolution. It has also been argued that designer babies may have an important role as counter-acting an argued dysgenic trend.Humans have evolved and evolved as much as we can naturally, the next step in discovery needs to be taken. History is made up of developments into the world, as a human race we have an insatiable desire to succeed, succeed and understand everything. By asking us to stop developing, it like asking us as humans to stop doing what we do best.
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