1. 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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