How To Talk With A Loved One Who Believes In Conspiracy Theories
2020 has been a tumultuous year for the U.S. As the country grapples with a global pandemic and an unsteady economic outlook, some people have turned to conspiracy theories for answers. But theories like QAnon can be dangerous, and have split up families and friends who have gotten involved with the cult-like conspiracy. How can you talk with a loved one believes these theories? Is there any point in trying to convince them otherwise?
The Mountain West News Bureau's Maggie Mullen talked to some experts to learn what attracts folks to these theories and how to talk with them in a respectful and kind way.
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