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Marco Arment, in a short essential read on platforms and fanboys: When people get defensive over their choices that you inadvertently cast doubt upon, and they don’t want to admit (to...

Marco Arment, in a short essential read on platforms and fanboys:

When people get defensive over their choices that you inadvertently cast doubt upon, and they don’t want to admit (to themselves or anyone else) that they made the wrong decisions, they will often attempt to convince themselves (and possibly everyone else) that your opinions are invalid by discrediting you.

Bingo.