Oh lord. Do you seriously not see the projection going on here?

If my “style of analysis is right on point,” but then you suddenly find yourself needing to tell me what’s wrong with it the moment you read something critical which might** apply to you, do you think it’s because my style shifted suddenly? Or do you think perhaps something hit a bit close to home?

**See what I did there? I softened my language. I said something “might” apply to you which actually does, very obviously apply to you. Just so you know, I used that tactic throughout this whole post, and if you still can’t handle it, then I’ve got news for you and you’re not going to like it:

I’m not the one who’s hiding from the real world in a hugbox, friend.

Artist and historian. PhD student researching religion, material culture, media, and politics. Bylines at The Wire Magazine, Art in America + more.

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