The biological theories on human behavior and criminality bear much weight and addsubstantially to criminology behaviors and genetics in general. The association of genes with criminal behavior and anti-social behavior has been proven in various genetic studies. There is a possibility that people who commit crimes do so without their free will being in play. Their genes may interfere with certain aspects of their bodies, making them violent and criminal.
The presence of genes that predispose one to crime should not be an obvious excuse amongst criminals. This is misleading as people avoid taking responsibility for their destructive actions. Humans are amongst the most intelligent species on earth and should not diminish this power by accusing genes of criminal behavior. The training that ensures that people can utilize their free will should guide people into avoiding crime.
In addition to genes, there are very many other factors that make people engage in crime. These factors include moral values one acquires throughout their life and conditions that make earning an honest living difficult. Accusing genes of criminality is a feeble attempt by the governments to avoid taking responsibility for their actions that make life difficult for their people. If institutions can make employment and social wealth a priority, crime rates can reduce. Despite repairs not being done on genes,this reduction shows that genes are not the only factor. A child’s upbringing is critical, and despite the possession of crime genes, the correct moral values can ensure that they do not become criminals later in life. In conclusion, the presence of genesis not an excuse to ignore the triggers that exist within criminality and why people venture into it. Before genetics is advanced enough to alter these genes, stakeholders should unite and eliminate the triggers.