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Lessons From the Lance Armstrong Fiasco

2nd Fundamentalist Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:37 PM
Never live a lie. Period.

Lance Armstrong has gone from being one of America’s most celebrated athletes to one of the most disgraced athletes of all time, from an inspiration to millions to a laughingstock to the world. What can we learn from this debacle in light of his recent confessions?

1) Even if “everyone is doing it,” that doesn’t make it right. When Oprah Winfrey asked Armstrong if he felt like he was cheating when he engaged in systematic doping to win seven consecutive Tour de France championships, he replied, “At the time, no. I kept hearing I'm a drug cheat, I'm a cheat, I'm...