The article “First Human Embryos Edited in the US” and the book “Brave New World” both go over the distopian element of making designer babies and how this could make society “better”. In “Brave New World”, every embryo is modified to make a designer baby. Every person is exactly like the last. They feel stability and happiness within their society. The people are trained to believe that “If one’s different, one’s bound to be lonely”. Huxley, the author of BNW, is pointing out the the statement of equality being better. When people are the same, no one will be better than the other. Everyone will be happy because there is no comparaison between each individual. Huxley is explaining what the pros and cons to an equal and dystopian society. If the society is genetically modified, everyone will be happy and no one will be better at anything. It can also lead to individuals being held back, and many not reaching their full potential. In “First Human Embryo Edited in the US”, genetically modified embryos “could open the floodgates to a Brave new world of “designer babies” engineered with genetic enhancements”. The article reveals that genetic enhancement can lead to improving humans lives, but it also states that many people are against this. If the world starts to make genetically modified humans, it can cure diseases, correct genes, etc. However, if this begins, it completely takes away others individuality. The writer of the article states that although genetic modification is not allowed currently, it could be “attempted at any moment”. Life today seems to be split between two sides- those who oppose genetic modification, and those who are for it. Genetic modification has the potential to improve lives. It takes off the pressure of trying to be better than someone else in sports and school, it can cure diseases, and it can fix corrupt genes. On the other side of this argument, it also takes away individuality from everyone. It is up to society to decide if “equality” among people is worth giving up everything that makes each person an individual.