Mar 22, 2017

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here's why I left


Megan Phelps-Roper
TEDTalks
March 6, 2017

What's it like to grow up within a group of people who exult in demonizing ... everyone else? Megan Phelps-Roper shares details of life inside America's most controversial church and describes how conversations on Twitter were key to her decision to leave it. In this extraordinary talk, she shares her personal experience of extreme polarization, along with some sharp ways we can learn to successfully engage across ideological lines.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVV2Zk88beY

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