You can be free. You can live and work anywhere in the world.
You can be independent from routine and not answer to anybody.
This is the life of a successful trader. Many aspire to this but few succeed.
An amateur looks at a quote screen and sees millions of dollars sparkle in front of his face. He reaches for the money and loses.
He reaches again and loses more.
Traders lose because the game is hard, or out of ignorance, or lack of discipline.