Aristotle once observed that the only surefire way to avoid criticism is to do nothing, say nothing and be nothing. Or something like that, we weren’t there. But at least this much is certain about the Ancient Greek philosopher who had a profound impact on Western learning: He had no football skills whatsoever, and he never sent a Tweet. Yet, while he didn’t have a social media account like so many of today’s armchair philosophers, his wisdom holds up.
The only reply Ravens’ star quarterback Lamar Jackson should ever post on Twitter: ‘Have a nice day!’
November 29, 2022