Lance Armstrong, and the desire to win

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Lance Armstrong, and the desire to win

Postby alan » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:22 am

What do you think drives him?
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Re: Lance Armstrong, and the desire to win

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:03 am

An interesting question, Alan.
I think a lot of his attitude to 'win at all costs' has a great deal to do with, so he said, with his desire to 'win at all costs' in his battle with cancer.
No doubt, measures of intense craving and aversion at work.
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