Cite the major points and against human gene therapyDocument Transcript
CITE THE MAJOR POINTS AND AGAINST HUMAN GENE THERAPY
The arguments for gene therapy may be as follows:
Gene therapy may lead to reverting genetically-prone illnesses, hence saving us from
many forms of cancers and other inherited diseases.
Gene therapy helps us understand better the way our bodies defend themselves
Gene therapy will make us more healthy
Gene therapy will help humans by decreasing the amount of deaths and illnessess related
to genetic conditions.
Arguments against it include:
To some, playing with our genes is like trying to play God, and trying to manipulate
Gene therapy can also go wrong and produce terrible mutations
There is not sufficient background studies to prove that genetic therapy is permanent, nor
Gene therapy many not be the solution to reverting diseases, and maybe we are placing it
on a pedestal, where it may not belong.
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