Argumentative Essay On Gene Therapy

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Gene Therapy: Gene Therapy is a well known medical treatment that is used to help combat, prevent, or treat a disease that affects cells by substituting, removing or incorporating brand new genes into the body of the affected individual. In other terms, it is essentially manipulating a person’s genetic material. In the coming future, this technique could possibly allow doctors to essentially insert a gene into a patient’s cell without the difficulties of either using drugs or surgery. Although gene therapy is seen as a promising technique for a wide variety of diseases, however a lot of people believe we are essentially playing with god as we were created the way we are and should not be modified. Through this essay I will be talking about whether or not we are "Playing with God" It is often talked about whether gene therapy used on humans to manipulate human genes should be allowed, as it could be seen as "playing god" as we are essentially altering fundamental aspects of the human makeup God created, or simply the dangers involved in changing the human genome. After doing some research online about what the bible says I found an interesting verse saying... "But God gives it a body as he has chosen, and to each kind of seed its own body. For not all flesh is the same, but there…show more content…
On the other hand, if you are only using gene therapy to enhance your body capabilities for examples then that is defiantly "playing god". An idea I had was if someone needed gene therapy treatment they must send a letter to the government and they must confirm whether this is true, if so they may continue with the treatment. This will stop people from using gene therapy for bad, and “playing
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