Talk:Psychological projection

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Nice to see you've included the Schlafly Reversal, projection is an essential part of the technique. In fact, I'd say projection is the most popular tactic on the site. --Kels 16:51, 28 May 2007 (CDT)

That article is what inspired this one. And I'd say projection is the most popular argument technique on the entire internet--aside from random obscenities, anyway. My favorite is when someone copying-=and-pasting Newsmax articles accuses Liberals of "mindlessly parroting talking points". --Gulik 17:06, 28 May 2007 (CDT)


Question: should "Outed homosexual preaching against homosexuality due to the scenario/notion that he believes everyone else is doing what he's doing" be added? ThiehMonitoring virgin birth experiment 15:12, 24 June 2009 (UTC)

The only ones doing the projection are mindless liberal-atheist-evolutionist drones and projecting their projection onto those who call out their bullshit. Besides it's one of the laziest internet arguments ever that tries to sound more mature than, "I know you are, but what am I?" Any site calling itself rational would see that.68.188.68.66 (talk) 19:19, 21 April 2016 (UTC)

Question About Snowflake Redirect[edit]

I'm curious - why is it that the insulting term "Special snowflake" automatically redirects to this article? While the two concepts are not mutually exclusive (an example of the insult used as projection would be when a 4chan troll uses it to accuse others of trying to be different for the sake of attention), they are not synonymous, either. The term "special snowflake" indicates that the person being insulted is a delicate, sensitive, self-righteous goody-two-shoes who expects attention and praise just for being himself - a more accurate synonym would be the "social justice warrior" epithet. I'm just trying to figure out the direct connection between that and the concept of psychological projection - an explanation would be most appreciated. NotYourAverageBoN (talk) 00:13, 13 September 2017 (UTC)