For whatever reason, I was never a Lance Armstrong fan. Maybe I never got over the whole Ben Johnson fiasco enough to believe that any high-performance athlete wasn’t juicing. Thanks to Johnson, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and a slew of others, I am now perpetually suspicious.
And so most of the world. Doping in order to achieve athletic achievement is something that is considered to be nothing short of cheating, regardless of the circumstances.
So why do we tolerate cheating when it comes to musical talent? There’s more truth in this video that most realize or would care to admit.
See what I mean? Why are so many people willing (and almost insisting) to be deceived by talent? Lorraine Devon Wilk expands upon this in The Huffington Post. Why do we demand honesty and authenticity in sport and turn a blind eye when it comes to musical talent.
Read it and give me your thoughts.