To predetermine a child’s gender during pregnancies in today’s society is very common offering a multitude of options to choose from. Most settle for the accurate ultrasound so the soon to be family won’t have to worry about any surprises on what the child will wear, simple things such as that. But what if the child would be born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic mutation that displaces the eyes, mouth, and noise, which affects just one in 50,000 people. The process to gene editing  will not only be used for fixing a mutation defect but it will expand into the area of developing new and improved aptitude                    Aldous Huxley begins his book Brave New World by stating the main ethics to control for the dystopian society”Community, Identity, Stability”(Huxley p.1) The way Aldous introduces this slogan implies that in order for the community to be happy all members must work together for maximum efficiency. All individual members would be born with specific jobs and intelligence so they would never question their place leading to their ultimate stability. Through intensive genetic engineering the Hatchery would decant their form of the perfect specimen. Controlling their earliest build of life. Huxley confirms how a determined society with gene editing capabilities would not hesitate to adjust and enhance the levels of intelligence, creating an obedient class system. The Hatchery was able to design and improve their appearance, memory, and add any additional desired traits by interfering with the birthing process. The influence of a leader who can alter the learning of a genetically enhanced people will attempt to limit what can be used to expand understanding, generally avoiding all forms of ethical dilemmas such as “Everyone works for everyone else. We can’t do without anyone, even epsilons”(Huxley 91). By promoting consumption with forms of hypnopedia, a form of conditioning that has been planted deep in the genetically edited subjects subconscious, the society is able to benefit and prosper supplying the needs and wants of the upper class with items so the lower class may be employed.                   Genetic modification has been around for years, engineering, selective breeding, modern society is no stranger to strengthening useful traits in plants and animals. The discovery of the code of life DNA would speed up the ability to guide growth, development, functions, and reproductions would show no limits. The information encoded in the structure of a molecule would be within grasp allowing the wish to change the instructions of any being carrying it. During the 1960’s scientists radiated plants to cause random mutations in the genetic code. They were able to get a unique plant variation by chance, though it was a success it fails most of the time. Again in the 70’s, scientist inserted DNA snippets into bacteria, plants and animals to study and modify them for agriculture, medicine, and research. The earliest genetically modified animal was born in 1974, making mice a standard tool for research, saving millions of lives today. In the 80’s the first patent was given for a microbe engineered to absorb oil. The production of many chemicals are developed by means of engineered life, like clotting factors , growth hormones, and insulin. All things scientist needed to harvest from the organs of animals. The first food to ever reach the public that was genetically altered was a simple tomato. Given a extended shelf life where an extra gene that suppressed the buildup of a rotting enzyme would show how far we have come.                   In the 1990’s there was a brief push into human engineering. To tray maternal infertility, babies were made, that carried genetic information, from 3 humans. Making them the first humans ever to have 3 genetic parents. Today there are an array of super muscled pigs see-through frogs, fast growing salmon, and featherless chickens all made possible with genetic engineering to supply the demand of quick and convenient food. Until recently gene editing is  particularly expensive, complicated, and can take a while to accomplish. With the help of a revolutionary technology called Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats the costs of gene editing have significantly decreased 99%. Instead of a year, it will only take a few weeks to conduct an experiment, with the potential to change humanity forever,  CRISPR has created a new and improved way to genetically modify anything. This programmable engineering only needs a copy of any desired DNA and is applied into a living cell, switching genes on and off. This procedure works for every type of cell: microorganisms, plants, animals, or humans.                  In 2015, scientist used CRISPR to cut the HIV virus out of living cells, a year later they began a larger scale project with rats that had the HIV virus in basically all of their body cells. By injecting CRISPR into the rats they were able to remove more than 50% of the virus from cells all over the body. But CRISPR will probably be used for much more such as the creation of modified humans leading to the evolution of our gene pool. To edit the genome of a human embryo already exists the technology is still in its early stages but it has already been attempted twice. In 2015 and 2016, Chinese scientists experimented with human embryos and were successful but had to try twice to reach their goal. They showed the enormous challenge we still face with changing embryos but allow for more work to be done to slice them. Modified humans could alter the genome of our entire species because their engineered traits will be passed on to their children and could spread over generations, slowly modifying the whole gene pool of humanity. Designer babies are likely to be altered to eliminate a deadly genetic disease running in the family. As the technology progresses and gets more refined, more and more people may argue that not using genetic modifications is unethical because it consumes children to preventable suffering and death and denies them the cure. But as soon as the first engendered kid is born, a door is opened that can’t be closed anymore. Vanity traits will most likely be left alone but as genetic modification becomes accepted and our knowledge of our genetic code WNBA CSS, the temptation to genetically engineer children will grow. If the options was presented to make offspring immune to Alzheimer’s, why not also find them an enhanced metabolism, why not throw I feel perfect eyesight? Or change the height or muscular structure , full hair, impeccable intelligence. Huge changes are made as a result of the personal decisions of millions of individuals. Modified humans could become new standard. As engineering becomes more normal and our knowledge improves we might as well silence the single biggest risk, aging. Two-thirds of the 150,000 people who died today will die of age-related cusses. As of now scientists find the the cause of aging is the accumulation of damage to our cells like DNA breaks and systems responsible for fixing those wearing off over time. But there are also genes that directly affect aging. A combination of genetic engineering and other therapy could stop or slow down again, maybe reverse it. From nature there are animals immune to aging, maybe we could even borrow a few genes to help us in this endeavor. Some scientist think that biological aging could be something. That eventually just stops being a thing. We could still die at some point, but instead of doing so in hospitals at age 90, we might be able to spend a few thousand years with our loved ones research into this is still barely off the ground

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