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Chapter 7: What Do We Represent to Each other? Understanding Projection and Negotiating Conflict
We need only to think of the people whom we judge or dislike or against whom we hold secret prejudices to find ourselves in the grip of our [own] darker nature.
The shadow [we see in others] is [often] the rest of who we are.
Recently I was explaining the ideas of this chapter to a former student who happened to drop by my office as I was writing. As I explained the concept of projection, he said that he had had a recent experience that was a perfect example for me to use. ...