Lidská podstata / Human Nature
|Type||Film eng friendly|
|Category||biology medicine technology and IT|
|Writers||Adam Bolt, Regina Sobel|
|Production||Sandbox Films / Wonder Collaborative|
The documentary outlines the development of thinking in the context of genetic engineering and provides a simplified description of the CRISPR/Cas system, regarded as a breakthrough in thinking about possible editing of human genes. It started with exploring adaptive bacterial immunity. It resulted in a method of possible human genome modification. Apart from a positive application in the treatment of genetic diseases, we can theoretically modify the human genetic makeup. What are the ethical limits of genetic engineering? Should the genetic modification of unborn children be perceived negatively? What would happen if genetic modification was a cheap and accessible method of solving physical or cognitive issues and wishes?