Matt, Derek, and Alastair sit down with Joe Carter to discuss the ongoing cultural theme of online radicalization and how the church can respond.
Intro [0:00 – 3:00]
The motives of the Poway Shooter [3:43 – 4:50]
The definition of “Kinism” and its impacts on the church [3:43 – 9:00]
How teens are radicalized online [9:00 – 13:30]
How to recognize the signs of online cult-like dynamics and social contagions [13:30 – 16:13]
The difference between “healthy” online communities and “unhealthy” ones [16:13 – 18:50]
Clarifying terms on “Cultural Marxism” [20:00 – 24:17]
How to talk about these issues without the vitriol [24:17 – 29:21]
Should churches have a responsibility to proactively work on these issues? [29:21 – 43:00]
How to respond to people who feel that “a dogma is being forced their way” on these issues + Conclusion [43:00 – 47:33]
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