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"Psychological projection was conceptualized by Sigmund Freud in the 1890s as a defense mechanism in which a person unconsciously rejects his or her own unacceptable attributes by ascribing them to objects or persons in the outside world."

In other words, we think out own code is "shit" so instead of dealing with that, psychologically, we just attack others.

Actually when I say "code is shit" I usually just mean the code. Often times I find it's my code when I look back, it's still shit though.

I don't see how you can make that conclusion from the quote.

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