John Farrier's Comments

There's nothing wrong with using steroids or other performance enhancing drugs. What's wrong is agreeing to abide by a set of rules and then breaking that promise.

That said, the ethical situation gets trickier when rules are not enforced, not enforced equally or if most or all participants are violating them and getting away with it.
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As Thomas Sowell says, "Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late." My experience as a parent has only affirmed this sentiment.
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It's easier to remain unaccountable for predictions if you'll be dead by the time they are falsified. Or, at minimum, after a lucrative book deal has paid out. See also: Paul Ehrlich.
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