Marlow wrote:Blame? Always, always, always . . . follow the money.
Money indeed be the root of almost-all
evil, but this is one of the exceptions. Well, not zackly, but the roots of drug-enhancement way transcend the money era.
If you were ever an athlete (or even "athlete") with any aspirations, life revolves around only one thing, and that's PRs. Only a teeny-tiny % have money as a motivation (as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever more....)
This is the insidious soft seduction of PEDs. Above all else (way
above all else) is the desire to up your own personal tally sheet. And "whatever goes" is the bottom line.
Twas the case before PEDs ever came along, and always shall be. To think otherwise is to be painfully out of touch.