Wanna play a game?
It’s a fun game, it’s called Projection. Here’s how it works:
If someone says something about someone else – pretend it’s a projection and flip it – because it’s always a projection.
We can’t know about the world, we only know what our mind knows, and our mind is based on its patterns for knowing things. We’re part of every perception whether we like it or not.
Everything I experience I experience in a brain, and my brain has patterns for expecting and experiencing the world. So we can always play Projection when someone moves off of the domain of their personal experience and begins to say something about the world, as if it existed out there and not inside the perceiving box.
So when we flip Elon’s statement, here’s what he said:
From Elon-Projection: “You assume I have good intentions. I don’t. I want to erode the fabric of civilization. I hate humanity.”
My goodness, Elon. Perhaps you’d like to take a moment to tuck your messy psychological process in, your psychological process is getting all over the floor and making quite the mess.
Methinks you reveal too much.
Now we can try the second part of the game, part two… Does it Fit? Does the reverse statement fit for Elon? Is he projecting his own shadow onto Soros?
Soros may be a lot of things, but is he also a psychological “hook” for the projection of Elon’s own unconscious shadow? Is that why Soros annoys him? Elon’s not bothered by Rupert Murdoch.
Rupert lies all the time through Fox, he wants to erode the fabric of civilization, Rupert doesn’t bug Elon.
Is it just that Elon agrees with Rupert and disagrees with Soros, so his perceptions of Soros become polarized into the “all-bad” other of his projected shadow – I’m all good, the other “side” is all bad?
Wanna play part three – What Part is Projected?
What part of himself is Elon rejecting, that is then projected into and embodied by Soros, that then is rejected by Elon in it’s external form with vitriol and venomous slander?
Compassion for others? Being loved? Whatever it is, Elon and the far-right seem triggered by Soros. It’s certainly not because he’s a wealthy Jewish man in a position of power. It’s nothing like that, I’m sure. The far-right isn’t racist or antisemitic like that.
From Wikipedia: “George Soros HonFBA (born György Schwartz, August 12, 1930) is a Hungarian-American businessman and philanthropist. As of March 2021, he had a net worth of US $8.6 billion, having donated more than $32 billion to the Open Society Foundations, of which $15 billion has already been distributed, representing 64% of his original fortune. Forbes called Soros the “most generous giver” (in terms of percentage of net worth).”
From Wikipedia: “Born in Budapest to a non-observant Jewish family, Soros survived the Nazi occupation of Hungary and moved to the United Kingdom in 1947. He studied at the London School of Economics and was awarded a BSc in philosophy in 1951, and then a Master of Science degree, also in philosophy, in 1954.”
From Wikipedia: “Soros supports progressive and liberal political causes, to which he dispenses donations through the Open Society Foundations. Between 1979 and 2011, he donated more than $11 billion to various philanthropic causes; by 2017, his donations “on civil initiatives to reduce poverty and increase transparency, and on scholarships and universities around the world” totaled $12 billion. He influenced the fall of communism in Eastern Europe in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and provided one of Europe’s largest higher education endowments to the Central European University in his Hungarian hometown.”
From Wikipedia: “Soros’s extensive funding of political causes has made him a “bugaboo of European nationalists”. In 2018, The New York Times reported that “conspiracy theories about him have gone mainstream, to nearly every corner of the Republican Party”. Numerous American conservatives have promoted false claims that characterize Soros as a dangerous “puppet master” behind alleged global plots. Conspiracy theories targeting Soros, who is of Jewish descent, have often been called antisemitic.”
Conspiracy theories…. does that mean the same thing as false allegations. You all know about false allegations, don’t you? Boy, those are almost a hallmark for the pathology in the family courts.
The pathological narcissistic parent thinks they’re perfect, the all-wonderful person, and they demonize the other parent as an all-bad and evil person who wants to destroy the child’s life – just like Elon thinks Soros wants to do – i.e., erode the fabric of civilization because he has evil intentions.
You parents know all about false allegations. Are false allegations the same as “conspiracy theories”?
I wonder why Elon triggers about Soros? Is it because Soros is generous? Is it because Soros gives money to the poor and to universities to educate people? It is because Soros is a rich and powerful Jewish person?
Why isn’t Elon triggered by Murdoch and the lies he tells on Fox?
I wonder if it’s because it’s Elon who has bad intentions to erode the very fabric of civilization because he hates humanity? I wonder if that’s why he bought Twitter, to erode the fabric of civilization? I wonder if Elon has mommy issues, I wonder if he just wants us to love him… and we don’t.
I wonder if Elon is emotionally insecure? I wonder if Elon has mommy issues? What’s up in his history?
From Wikipedia: “In 1979, she divorced Errol Musk. Two years later, Elon decided to live with his father. Kimbal joined Elon four years later.”
Elon was eight years old when his parents divorced, and he was ten when he decided to leave his mother to go live with his father. I wonder if Elon has love-and-bonding issues?
His mother went on to have a successful career in modeling.
Who knows what happened or is happening inside Elon now. It’s all just wild speculation based on a fun game of Projection. Wasn’t that fun? I think it’s fun.
A statement is made about others – Reverse It – Does it Fit? – What Part is Being Rejected and Projected?
Craig Childress, Psy.D.
Clinical Psychologist, PSY 18857