posted on Apr, 27 2008 @ 05:21 PM
As a woman and an arch defender of personal freedom, I would have to reject the idea of genetically altering any one group to make them more to our
liking. While there might be some positive effects, we would only be able to accomplish this in a small part of the population. Then where would the
fight or flight response go? What if, you were a man, and you were out in the woods camping, and a bear came up on you? If you didn't have those
aggressive tendencies, your only response would be to flee. You wouldn't be prepared to defend yourself. So then what happens if the bear catches up
with you? You can't shoot him because you've never owned a gun because you're not aggressive in nature. You can't stab him because all you can
think of is getting away. This might be an extreme example, but men are who they are because of competition. Women are more community-based, but
together, the two balance each other out when we use them appropriately.
The answer to the problem is for men to model good male behavior to other men, and for women to do the same for other women. When we allow our
"nature" to overtake us with no ethical controls, that is when we have problems. Ethical controls don't come from our genetic makeup.