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We Should Accept Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Competitive Sports

We Should Accept Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Competitive Sports

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As performance-enhancing drugs become more prevalent in competitive sports, opponents are crying foul. They argue that athletes gain an unnatural, and unfair, advantage over their competitors by using drugs, and that widespread use is likely to pressure all players into taking them just to stay in the game. But as society is increasingly invested in personal enhancers and sports become more technologically advanced, is drugging in sports all that bad?

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