238: Episode 238 - The Satanic Panic: QAnon and the Case of Matthew Taylor Coleman

What could drag a seemingly normal man, from being a fun-loving Christian surf instructor to killing his own children in fear of their "serpent DNA"? 





In part two of our deep-dive into the evolution of the Satanic Panic, we talk bout how anonymous messages left on 4chan became a global cult and started a chain of events that has led to real-world violence including the 2021 Capitol riots, and the deaths of two children. It's time to talk QAnon…



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https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/27/us/politics/qanon-republicans-trump.html
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