QAnon is as American as apple pie. We’ve had moral panics/political conspiracy wackiness going back to our founding. Now the unholy marriage between QAnon and Wellness culture has led to a lethal combination of ignorance and fear that is harming all of us.
This week we discuss the similarities between our current situation and other conspiracy theories in US history….next episode we’ll cover how we need to start handling it.

Long live the Bavarian Illuminati!

RESEARCH:

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/18/997559036/americas-satanic-panic-returns-this-time-through-qanon?utm_term=nprnews&utm_campaign=npr&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR0mBaP2v1YAaLlTpwb4BKJIcvm_8xOABvMF-NhH4IKyGWPKGaWxPJmiYSg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satanic_ritual_abuse

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/05/21/trump-online-traffic-plunge/?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most&carta-url=https%3A%2F%2Fs2.washingtonpost.com%2Fcar-ln-tr%2F3295cb6%2F60a92b479d2fdae3025b52a2%2F5b9158dfade4e20f4f71fe35%2F9%2F70%2F60a92b479d2fdae3025b52a2
https://www.amazon.com/Satanic-Panic-Pop-Cultural-Paranoia-1980s/dp/1903254868

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-organization-new-york-attorney-general-criminal-investigation_n_60a47427e4b014bd0cb239a5

https://www.reddit.com/r/QAnonCasualties/

https://religionnews.com/2021/01/29/how-qanon-infiltrated-wellness-culture-on-its-way-to-the-capitol/

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/qanon-wellness-influencers-seane-corn-yoga-1059856/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QAnon

https://harpers.org/archive/1964/11/the-paranoid-style-in-american-politics/

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/qanon-wellness-influencers-seane-corn-yoga-1059856/

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/features/a35823360/covid-19-vaccine-qanon-wellness-influencers/

https://www.facebook.com/alex.rushing.16/posts/10161069691934968

https://olympics.nbcsports.com/2021/05/22/simone-biles-wins-us-classic-gymnastics-results/

https://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2018/05/08/chicago-police-satanic-panic-document-from-the-80s-goes-viral-but-is-it-legit

https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/nyc-pride-parade-bans-police-gay-officers-disheartened-n1267565