Does germ-line therapy harm to future generations?


In performing germline therapy, looking from the topic of the ethical problems connected to our modal duties related to future generations our conclusion is that the refusal of applying the engineering technique in attempt to treat genetic diseases is not acceptable. A prohibition of this kind consists in an oversimplification because it can be founded only on a deterministic (once referred to individuals) and static (referred instead to the species) idea of the DNA.