Mankind has a great many gifts that could be considered destructive. But something being destructive is about perspective, and the intent of the user. Atomic science has done amazing thing, terrible and amazing things.
All our girfts are rooted in one definable human trait that no othr animals can compare in. Our imaginations. Our ability to see beyond the here and now to what could be is unrivaled. Though there are animals with great problem solving abilities, none surpass us, we are geniuses in our own minds.
So when we go to do some great deed we've dreamed up we need to look at all perspectives and plan with our hearts asking ourselves "Why do we REALLY want to do this?"