It's OK to be real with RG III

A little criticism could go a long way toward keeping Washington's QB motivated

Originally Published: September 21, 2013
By Jason Whitlock | Special to ESPN.com

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Criticism is tricky to understand.

The absence of it can just as easily reveal the lack of substance as it can unprecedented excellence. In a properly functioning, emotionally healthy society, criticism is understood as the background music of both success and failure.

Our society is not emotionally healthy. We're insecure, devoid of the ability to think critically ...

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