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Lance Armstrong News: Every Choice has a Consequence!

The Lance Armstrong news saga ceased to become a “sports story” more than 10 years ago, when in 2005 the allegations of blood doping came fully into light. It became much larger.

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Lance Armstrong, “The Truth Hurts”.

I could put Lance Armstrong’s career into a 50:50 mixture of cycling to “spin.” By spin, I am not referring to the exercise we do in our gyms on stationary bikes. I am referring to the public relations dance that the guilty often do when they try to cover their tracks with denial, contrition, obfuscation and innuendo. The spin part includes songs such as “Well, everyone does it!” or “It was legal to do it back then.”

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Lance Armstrong’s Collapse of Ethics (part one – NEED) – An indepth review by Chuck Gallagher ethics expert and author of the Human Side of Ethics

Illusions collapse!  The collapse under their own weight governed by the law of gravity.  If you pile too much bullsh*t on less than a solid foundation you will find yourself one day in a stinky pile of dung.  That, today, is where Lance Armstrong finds himself.  And the reality is – once you’re in it, it’s hard to dig your way out and ever get rid of the stench!

Lance ArmstrongHeralded as a true American hero, Lance Armstrong was revered as an icon – a man who beat cancer, was at the top of his athletic career and a pay-it-forward guy with his non-profit foundation Livestrong.  Today Armstrong’s past successes are dwarfed by his admission that he was a liar and bully.  But is Armstrong’s story any different that those of lesser know folks who find themselves in a Collapse of Ethics?  The patterns are the same only the names and circumstances change.

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Lance Armstrong – A Collapse of Ethics – the transcript of Armstrong’s interview with Oprah Winfrey – the first of a four part series by Chuck Gallagher ethics expert

Armstrong InterviewBelow is a transcript of the first part of the interview with Oprah Winfrey by Lance Armstrong.

Oprah Winfrey: Did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance?

Lance Armstrong: “Yes.”

OW: Was one of those banned substances EPO?

LA: “Yes.”

OW: Did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance?

LA: “Yes.”

OW: Did you ever use any other banned substances such as testosterone, cortisone or Human Growth Hormone?

LA: “Yes.”

OW: In all seven of your Tour de France victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope?

LA: “Yes.”

OW: Was it humanly possible to win the Tour de France without doping, seven times?

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