Originally Posted by L'Incandescent
Here's something people do they use their imaginations to imagine criticisms that others might make against a course of action they are engaged in. Then they make a post on Facebook very angrily denouncing the imagined critics of their course of action. Like "I know some people might think I'm a egotistical selfishman for getting myself some lunch rather than donating the money to Oxfam but those son of a bitchs can kiss my ass my own body needs nutriment to function FACT!!!"
I probably do part one of that three times a day: imagine something bad/embarrassing I've done and then imagine what would happen if someone found out/said something and then get all self-righteous/defensive in my own mente about my bad acts.
Fortunately I leave it at that, usually after reminding myself that I would probably deserve whatever opprobrium I received.