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How Language Keeps Cults Together 20

If you’re wondering if you might be part of a cult, listen closely to those around you – if everyone sounds the same, that might be a clue. Amanda Montell is a language scholar and host/creator of the “Sounds Like a Cult” podcast, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how language is used to develop the us vs. them mentality that solidifies people’s membership in cults – and cultish organizations. Her book is called “Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism.”