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Nelek wrote:
"Do you agree with such experiments where we interfere that much with nature laws and that could potentially explode in our face and be a big evil?"
We have been doing this for hundreds of years, perhaps even longer.

When we graft different types of plants onto each other we are interfering with nature.
Mendel was fiddling with peas a while back.

Perhaps the difference is that nowadays we can knock in or knock out specific genes - when I say specific even then it's within a certain probability, it's not an exact science.

I think it's more of a philosophical question - the question going something like this:
Given that there will always be bad/evil people in the world, do we limit technological progress to prevent these people from using that technology for their evil deeds?

I think the answer to the above question is "No".
“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”

― Christopher Hitchens

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