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Ara Norenzayan is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He authored a 2014 study asking whether religion makes people moral.
Faith groups have played an important role in marijuana policy debates in the United States and around the world.
The Rev. Gerry Taillon is the national ministry leader for the Canadian National Baptist Convention. After Canada legalized recreational marijuana, he called for churches to be more vocal about the dangers of drug use.
Imam Syed Soharwardy is the founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada, which aims to help Canadians understand Islamic teachings and culture. In the lead-up to Canada’s vote on recreational marijuana, he took part in community discussions on drug use. He supports medical marijuana, but he believes Muslims should not use the drug recreationally.
Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Tracy Trothen is an ethics professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She has co-edited three books on religion and transhumanism.
Jonathan Kimmelman directs the biomedical ethics unit at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. His research focuses on the ethical and social implications of human testing for genetic technologies.
Francoise Baylis is a philosophy and bioethics professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She studies women’s reproductive health, new genetic technologies and health care access.