Diane Benscoter

How cults rewire the brain

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Filmed Jan 2009 at TED2009
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Diane Benscoter spent five years as a "Moonie." She shares an insider's perspective on the mind of a cult member, and proposes a new way to think about today's most troubling conflicts and extremist movements.

Diane Benscoter
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Diane Benscoter, an ex-Moonie, is now invested in finding ways to battle extremist mentalities and their potentially deadly consequences.  Full bio.

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