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Montelongo 1 Michael Montelongo Professor Naylor English 1301-A2 June 12, 2007 Position What is so wrong with abusing anabolic steroids? Every day, Gym Rats are using illegal anabolic steroids to enhance their muscle definition and in turn, their appeal to partner. To these individuals, a ripped, muscle toned body is everything, and to reach their goal, the end justifies the means, even if the means is illegal. Athletes in almost all sport, use them to perform on a higher level, giving them an advantage of more than just their own talent. They rationalize the use of steroids with the standard excuse; everyone is doing it, and if they don’t, they will fall behind. That excuse doesn’t hold water when the athlete fails a drug test and their deception is uncovered. The possession of anabolic steroids, if not prescribed by a licensed by a physician, is against the law. These drugs take toll on the user’s body and mind if they are abused. Anabolic steroids were not developed for the purpose of creating super-humans; they were intended to help with specific medical problems. They are dangerous, addicting substances that should only be used while under a doctor’s care for very serious medical conditions. If a person is caught with non-prescribed anabolic steroids in the United States,
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor Purcell during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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