The essential debate is back.
There is an alarmingly large number of Twitter users who would like us all to believe that the right kind of mentorship can outweigh a large sum of cash in the long term and they are hell-bent on making Jay-Z the face of the movement.
Like clockwork, they’ve resurfaced to make the case again with amounts ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 as the alternative to a meal with Hov. The argument particularly picked up steam with a user breaking down why mentorship from someone like Jay-Z would outlast any dollar amount.
“I’ll explain since most can’t comprehend,” he penned. “Dinner with Jay-Z is the better option over $500K because of the knowledge & expertise he has. He’ll give you the blueprint on being wealthy and successful. His knowledge will be worth more long term than the short term $500K.”
What happened next was an expectedly comical timeline of responses advocating for the contrary. I
Interestingly enough, it isn’t the first time this particular user caught heat for his financial takes. He previously went viral for stating that he’d rather earn $50 a month for the rest of his life over $1,000,000 outright. You do the math and then catch Twitter’s best responses to the age-old debate below.