In today’s polarized America, it often seems impossible to understand those who believe differently than we do. But is it at all helpful to view them as “brainwashed” and members of a “cult”? One expert on emerging religions and cults emphatically says “no,” in a thought-provoking essay recently published online. The scholar behind The Cult of Trump? What ‘Cult Rhetoric’ Actually Reveals, Dr. Benjamin Zeller, joins Welton to explain.