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Todd Carlisle
Fake Guru. It's a title many seem extremely anxious to claim. You can spot them pretty easily. They typically have a silver spoon in their mouths. Listen, if you think you've got it all figured out you don't. The best anyone can hope for is a well reasoned guess. If you come across someone speaking with certainty you should probably run. There's a contingent, a very vocal one, who is more interested in looking right than being right. They don't give a single thought to the responsibility of the platform they've been granted. For many of them this is a game. They're everywhere when they inevitably make a correct call and nowhere to be found when those calls blow up in their faces. There are plenty of people providing their perspective who do care. They understand the weight of responsibility that comes with the reach of their words. They put thought into every word with the realization that someone might use those words to make a decision that drastically affects their lives. They're typically people who have experienced the downside of things. People who are using this opportunity to improve their lives and sharing what they've learned to hopefully help someone else do the same. Why am I writing this? It's simple. The schoolyard bickering and egotistical nonsense that's been on the rise here has got to stop. Ain't nobody here, including me, stock Jesus. If someone can't provide perspective supported by evidence so that people can make better decisions in their investments then what are we even doing here? Seriously. If you're more interested in spiking the football in someone's face than you are in helping people you are absolutely doing more harm than good. Before you double down on a bad decision rather than listening to reason perhaps consider the thousands of people who will see your words. Those people are likely in very different positions than you find yourself in. Whereas you might have no problem taking a high risk just to prove someone wrong I can assure you that's not a universal position. So here's what's going to happen. As long as this platform allows it I'm going to continue posting my analysis of the market as I see it. I'm going to continue supporting that analysis with sources that I provide. I'm going to continue doing the work to find things that might help someone make a better decision. I'm not going to put myself above others. We're all in this together. Whether you've got $100 at stake or $100,000 everyone could use a different perspective to get them thinking in ways they otherwise might not have. If you have an issue with any of this you're encouraged to take it up with me privately. What you should absolutely not do is use the platform you've been given, the opportunity to help others, and make it all about yourself. So if everyone finds this agreeable let's get back to what makes this platform great and leave the childish antics on the playground where they belong. #tcardizzle #analysis //// Want to join a bunch of other not stock Jesus's as we grow together? Join us at
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