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In this Biblical parable of a master who gave various sums of money to three of his servants to put to work for the master, Charlie thought the least able servant, who just dug a hole and hid the money, got a raw deal. Charlie faulted the master for not giving the servants explicit instructions.

Everyone can read whatever they see into such a story and, like the story of the blind men and the elephant, everyone will think something different.

However, at the very end of his post, Charlie wrote:

That's why I push the edges of investing/trading—-to learn and to share. That's why I expect others to push the envelope as well, to learn, both for themselves and for me.

Isn't that what the master in the parable did, give the three servants the opportunity to show what they could do, to push the envelope, and to learn? Isn't the reason the master was upset is the one servant did not use his opportunity, but instead squandered it?

Just a different thought from one of the blind men examining the elephant.

I enjoyed reading your viewpoint, Charlie.

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