In The Matrix, shortly after Neo ingests the red pill, Morpheus says,
“Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?”
This is the problem with the trading instructors (whatever percentage) I mentioned in part 1 of this article. The trading instructors don’t know they are caught up in the superficial dream called the trading matrix. They may be very intelligent, sincere and ethical. They may not intend to mislead, much less deceive, but their information may lead you astray. This is how it should be. If you’re not led astray, how can you discover your own way?
You need to see on your computer screen in green-lit letters, “Wake up, Neo…The Matrix has you…” And the trading matrix will be reluctant to let you go. Encased in the trading matrix, Jankovsky laments:
“I’m in my early 30s. I’ve made and lost a million dollars twice. I’m broke, almost homeless, without any income, behind in my bills, and no longer have any credit. I’m too confused to work at my best, angry at life.”’
Then after a long period of struggle, intense introspection, and sincere soul-searching, Jankovsky wakes up. Through awakening, Jankovsky discovers his own unique way of trading… of living life. His hard-won “baptism by lava” words of wisdom are,
“You must be a student of yourself. Forget the markets Study you” (The Art of the Trade: What I Learned [and lost] Trading the Chicago Futures Markets by Jason Alan Jankovsky).