The equipment, supplies, and knowledge that is needed to perform gene therapies are very high in cost. These treatments are also not likely covered by any insurance plan that normal people have. So how would you receive these treatments? With money of course! This would mean that only the very wealthy people would have access to them, causing an entirely new set of problems.
There must always be a balance of nature. Upsetting this balance will result in disaster. Longer life will cause larger populations. This could result in a dwindling food and water supply; mass starvation and wars.
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