Why do you insist that the human genetic code is “sacred” or “taboo”?
It is a chemical process and nothing more. For that matter we are
chemical processes and nothing more. If you deny yourself a useful
tool simply because it reminds you uncomfortably of your mortality,
you have uselessly and pointlessly crippled yourself.
- —Chairman Sheng-ji Yang,
- “Looking God in the Eye”
and Neural Grafting
exemplify crude and invasive techniques for modifying an organism. The more refined Bio-engineering
method arranges a desired genetic code directly from the component compounds, enabling widespread and economical cellular transplants for an entire population.