CHRISTMAS RANT (and potential overdose)
I CAN’T MOVE.
Can a person physically overdose on coffee cake?
If so, I might be in trouble.
All’s well here at Casa Del Downing. The big hit this year was (again) those little remote controlled helicopters you get at mall kiosks for $20.
Go figure, right?
I hope your day has been great.
Today’s a big deal for our family. It is not a “holiday” for our family. It is CHRISTMAS. We celebrate the birth of Jesus today.
QUICK! CALL THE MEDIA! A NORTH AMERICAN BUSINESS OWNER SAID “JESUS” AND “CHRISTMAS” IN AN EMAIL TO HIS CUSTOMERS AND SUBSCRIBERS! GET YOUR TORCHES!
Can you believe how “pussified” we’ve become?
Apparently, you’re not supposed to say “Merry Christmas” anymore because you might offend someone.
What a load of hooey.
How many people out there actually get offended by the words, “Merry Christmas?”
C’mon. Could you imagine?
“HOW DARE YOU WISH ME WELL, SIR?? I DEMAND A FULL RETRACTION OF YOUR WISHES OF MERRIMENT AT ONCE!”
So what’s with all the FEAR around saying “Christmas” and (even worse) mentioning that it’s a celebration of Jesus being born?
I’ll tell you: IT’S THE FEAR OF DISAPPROVAL.
We’re not doing this “politically correct” thing out of genuine concern for others.
We’re doing it because we’re AFRAID people won’t like us if we don’t CONFORM to whatever we’re told we’re SUPPOSED to be saying/doing/thinking/feeling.
That, my friends, is a sign of a serious problem.
It’s a sign of the decline of INDIVIDUALISM.
The decline of adherence to personal standards.
A disappearance of personal pride in one’s own beliefs and culture …and a replacement of that pride with a desire to conform to what “they” want you to do, feel, say, and represent.
No matter what your culture, religion, or “thing” is …
DO NOT GIVE IN.
Listen to me.
You’re an entrepreneur in a relentless search for profit.
You are in the MINORITY.
The mere fact that you strive for profit and personal gain is OFFENSIVE to many. Deemed “socially unconscious”, “greedy”, and “destructive”.
DO NOT GIVE IN.
You are a producer. You create.
You, the entrepreneur, take the risks, you lose the sleep, you give up family time in pursuit of growing your enterprise, you suffer disappointment and loss when things inevitably go wrong, you endure the scorn and ridicule of others too afraid to take the chances you’re willing to take.
Too afraid to create what you create. Too afraid to build what you build.
You accept 100% of risk, pain, worry, toil, and WORK.
Yet you SHARE in the rewards.
You create jobs.
You pay the most taxes.
Without you the trader, the machine stops.
YOU. ARE. ATLAS. WE NEED YOU. DO NOT GIVE IN.
The day we we become afraid to wish each other “Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Ramadan”, or even “Happy Festivus” out of fear of disapproval from the “popular majority” … is the day we start taking our first steps to complete surrender of our values.
Don’t do it.
And MERRY CHRISTMAS.
P.S. I actually opened up the email thingy to invite you to an introductory promo starting today.
- I will be switching over from our Quant ELITE service to the newer Quant Analytics in the next few months. Enjoy the last of coding demos and video walkthroughs learning R, math, Matlab, .NET, serious secretive research papers from biggest the banks and hedge funds, building out new open source trading, etc etc. I could go on with this but I it will also permanently disappear in coming months.
- We are currently doing a futures/options course taking us up to the the first week of February. This will turn into a new separate course in coming months as well.
- This will be replaced with an entirely different service. It will involve actual live trading analysis for all major asset classes in the this global market. It will cover all forex, pair trading/arbitrage stock trading, and options with futures. Exciting times ahead
- I have unbundled the Infrastructure Building Blocks and Interactive Brokers API workshop. These are not yet for sale individually but will be marketed at $497 each. Moving forwards, both will be used as an introduction to those who want to to build out the same high speed system I am constructing now. That is an extra $1000 value as of today. If you take this, I will give you access to both for 30 days.
- Not only that, I am doing a 2 for 1 deal for those interested in this new service. As this new service advances, I will be raising the cost on a monthly basis. This time next year, this Analytics service could be about $3k to join on an annual basis. If it works out, I do believe it will be worth a lot more. I will only be making myself available personally for my members through this service with live private event Mondays nights Eastern Standard time.
As said, if this works out, You can expect it to go up over the next few months after introduction. I will be holding this promotion until Jan 1, 2017.
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