Conspirituality Podcast

Dismantling New Age Cults, Wellness Grifters, and Conspiracy-Mad Yogis

Derek Beres, Matthew Remski, Julian Walker

At best, the conspirituality movement undermines public health efforts in times of crisis. At worst, it recruits for QAnon’s fever-dream. As the alt-right and New Age converge in a blur of disinformation, clear discourse and good intentions are stifled.

Charismatic influencers exploit their followers by co-opting conspiracy theories, from vaccines to child trafficking. Spiritual beliefs that once nurtured creativity and meaning are transforming into memes of globalizing paranoia.

Conspirituality Podcast attempts to bring understanding to this landscape. A journalist, a cult researcher, and a philosophical skeptic discuss the stories, cognitive dissonances, and cultic dynamics affecting yoga, wellness, and new spirituality worlds.