Calling conspiracists like Jon Voight stupid doesn’t change their minds. But what if I don’t want to change minds? What if I just want to say what’s true?
Through stories like the Satan myth, we can confront our own falliblity. If we don’t, then we condemn ourselves to the one true Hell: denialism.
Anti-Satanist #Qanon conspirators thought JFK Jr would return from the dead this week. He didn’t. When fanatics get disappointed, they get more dangerous.