Valentine’s Day conjures up images of flowers and chocolates. But it’s really about love. Love is a powerful emotion. It builds people up, makes them feel invincible only to tear them down when things go astray.
Should you try to find love this Valentine’s Day? Is love worth all the pain?
The short answer — yes, love is absolutely worth it.
If you’re looking for a mushy love letter from me … sorry, you’re in the wrong place. Don’t take it the wrong way, I’m thankful for each and every one of you. But this Valentine’s Day, I’m saving all my love for Mother Earth.
Our planet is in desperate need of love and affection. The human race treats everything like it’s disposable. We use up a resource or destroy an area only to move onto the next. What happens when there isn’t a next?
People don’t seem to care about the planet. I don’t think people are inherently evil. They’re misguided — maybe misinformed. Earth is all we’ve got. We have one planet. There aren’t any do-overs. It’s time to get serious.
Table of Contents
- 1 My Favorite Kind of Love This Valentine’s Day
- 2 Modern Day Black Gold
- 3 Why Should We Care About Animals?
- 4 The Karmagawa Movement
- 5 Misinformation Kills Innocent People
- 6 Where Can You Get Real Information?
- 7 Information Isn’t The Enemy
- 8 Conclusion
My Favorite Kind of Love This Valentine’s Day
Believe it or not, I’m capable of love. I love my family, animals, traveling to new countries, learning about new cultures, building schools, and teaching.
When I first started trading, it was so much harder to find financial information. That information barrier allowed people to take advantage of uneducated traders.
It’s great that we’ve seen some changes in the market. Promoters aren’t what they used to be. But I think we can do better. I know we can do more.
Remember, it doesn’t matter how rich you become … If the planet is dying around you, you won’t be able to enjoy your hard work.
I love my life and that I have the opportunity to give back in so many ways. But if we don’t save the planet, none of it matters.
Think about it … on a dying planet, your hard work, your studying, your money — it’s all worthless.
That’s why I’m dedicated to making the planet a better place. It’s about education and information. Just as it is with penny stocks.
Modern Day Black Gold
There’s undeniable scientific proof Earth is dying. So why does the mainstream media suppress these stories?
I don’t know. It’s disgusting. And it’s part of why I’ve turned to social media. Information can spread through social media at lightning speeds. And it can help directly influence society.
Why Should We Care About Animals?
I hate it when people say…
“Why do you care about endangered species? It’s evolution. It’s how the world works”.
Narrow-minded people who think like that are the problem. Don’t blow off a problem with a lame excuse. Humans share the planet with millions of species. As a species, we need to own up to our mistakes.
We understand so little about the world we call home…
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Repost from @karmagawa We love this photo of a critically endangered orangutan extending his hand to help a man out of snake-infested waters in Borneo as this is the exact type of kindness that we humans must learn to show to animals in these desperate times. Sadly, it’s estimated that the Bornean orangutan population has dropped by 80% within the past three generations and an estimated 150,000 orangutans have been killed in the last 15 years alone. This is due to deforestation, the clearing of their rainforest habitat for logging, pulp paper and palm oil plantations, and the truly terrible practice of poaching orangutan mothers and selling their infants as pets. We humans MUST do better, we MUST stop killing so many innocent animals and treating them so badly otherwise we doom the future of our planet and our own species too. The #coronavirus is truly tragic, but since it appears to have started in a wild animal market, it should be a wakeup call for EVERYONE to change our ways and treat animals with love and respect before it’s too late! Please use your social media platform to help us spread awareness about this URGENT crisis, share this beautiful photo and important message with your followers and tag people, celebrities, influencers and news media that need to see it — let’s all work together and extend our own hands to help animals worldwide! Amazing photo by @anil_t_prabhakar #savetheorangutans #endanimalcruelty #karmagawa
Take the pangolin for example. Have you ever heard of a pangolin? Most people from western cultures haven’t.
Pangolins are the most heavily trafficked animal in the world. It’s a disturbing issue. Type in “pangolin” on Instagram and a warning pops up. Maybe you’re wondering…
Why Are Pangolins So Valuable?
Honestly … they shouldn’t be. It’s not that we shouldn’t value them. But people have a lot of misinformation. Some believe pangolin scales can cure cancer, headaches, or STDs. So they eat pangolin scales.
Dozens of cultures have ‘medicinal’ purposes for pangolins. Those claims are 100% false — similar to rhino horns.
How does this affect you?
A recent article places pangolins at the epicenter of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Yep, I’m talking about Covid-19 — the virus that so far has claimed the lives of over 1,000 people and shut down large portions of China.
Researchers from the article discovered a 99% link between Covid-19 and a virus pangolins carry naturally. The virus is self-contained in pangolins — but humans created the problem.
When humans sell pangolins in unhygienic markets and mix them with other exotic animals, the virus mutates. All it takes is one mutation. Once the virus spread to humans, we got this pandemic.
You should watch the movie “Contagion.” It’s not a documentary, but the producers did a great job explaining how deadly viruses come about. It’s eye-opening.
The Karmagawa Movement
I bet most of you never heard of a pangolin before this post. The mainstream media doesn’t talk about pangolins. Yet, this little weird endangered species might be the cause of the deadliest virus in decades. It’s important to learn about this stuff.
One of the core problems Karmagawa is trying to solve is people’s misinformation about endangered animals. We have science, facts, and statistics proving pangolin scales and rhino horns have no medicinal value.
Too many people don’t understand science. They prefer to believe old wives’ tales and superstitions. We’re working to change that.
Karmagawa’s working to spread accurate information and crush misguided beliefs.
By killing these animals and treating them terribly, humans are creating new viruses. Viruses that are killing us.
What if it’s karma … we kill animals and inadvertently destroy the human race? Sorry, I don’t want karma like that. We need to respect this planet and all the life on it. And ultimately, we have to understand that…
Why Charity Is So Important to Me
I love helping people. But it’s crucial to remember humans aren’t the only species on Earth.
I want you to take a minute and try to look at these pictures. I know they can be horrific … but this is actually happening around the world…
Warning: Graphic Images. Some people may find the following content disturbing or offensive.
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⚠️WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES⚠️ Repost from @karmagawa Please share this URGENT post about the coronavirus outbreak with your followers as people have begun killing their pets, mistakenly believing that they can get the virus from them AND THAT IS NOT TRUE! There is NO evidence that cats and dogs spread this virus and pets do not deserve to be killed all due to rumors/misinformation! Swift left to see photos of this tragedy and read the official statement from the World Health Organization that says there is no evidence that dogs or cats can get infected with this new virus and please share this URGENT information with your followers and HELP US ALERT EVERYONE RIGHT NOW to save the lives of too many innocent animals that are being killed due to these ugly rumors! Sadly, after these rumors went viral on social media in China, reports say several poor animals were thrown from the upper floors of apartment buildings in the middle of the night, waking up neighbors when they hit the ground, and found in street the next morning. This virus is truly scary, having now killed 426 people with 20,620 confirmed cases in 27 countries and 60+ million more people are still on lockdown to prevent further spreading, but we must NOT spread false rumors and remember to treat other people, and animals, with respect. To stay updated in real-time our US followers can now text us at 323-310-1679 and also follow @karmagawa on Instagram too. Please let’s all use our social media platforms to spread accurate information ONLY, not rumors that cost innocent animals their lives so share this URGENT post with your followers and tag people, celebrities, influencers and news media that need to see this and let’s work together to to save as many humans and animals alike as possible! #coronavirus #endanimalcruelty #coronavirusoutbreak #karmagawa
We force animals into terrible situations. This cruelty must stop.
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⚠WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES⚠ Repost from @karmagawa THIS ANIMAL CRUELTY MUST STOP RIGHT NOW! Please share this URGENT video of a kangaroo being forced to box and fight in front of a paying audience with your followers and tag people, celebrities, influencers and news media that need to see this as we MUST work together to stop blatant animal cruelty like this before any more innocent animals are hurt! Let us be very clear: WILD ANIMALS ARE NOT ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOULD NEVER BE FORCED TO BOX/FIGHT! The key to ending this madness is making everyone aware and creating laws to make shows like this illegal and that process begins with you sharing this with your followers and tagging people who need to see this RIGHT NOW! Let’s all use our social media platforms for good — as disgusting animal shows like this only happen because too many unaware people buy tickets and do not realize how cruel they are to the animals…we can fix that by working together to educate EVERYONE and put a stop to this abuse RIGHT NOW! #dontbuyaticket #endanimalcruelty #karmagawa
Look at these markets … This is inhumane.
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⚠WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES⚠ Repost from @karmagawa Please share this CRUCIAL post with your followers because we must make EVERYONE aware that the unhygienic markets where live dogs, cats, snakes, rats, bats, monkeys and many other animals are traded are NOT just in China, THEY EXIST WORLDWIDE! And because these markets are breeding grounds for deadly zoonotic diseases (viruses that spread from animals to humans) like SARS, MERS and now the coronavirus, WE MUST BAN THEM ALL PERMANENTLY before any more viruses are created and getting the word out about this URGENT PROBLEM is key to saving countless lives! The coronavirus may have come from bats as they host the highest proportion of viruses of any animal, and with more than 1,300 species of bats, they are second only to rodents in mammal diversity, so selling these creatures with countless viruses in these disgusting markets is sadly the perfect environment for deadly viruses to grow and mutate to become deadly to humans as one of them will eventually go truly viral and kill thousands, if not millions of people…so, why risk it? The problem is hardly anyone is aware that this is a global issue so WE MUST use our social media platforms to spread awareness and BAN WILD ANIMAL TRADING WORLDWIDE, not just in China, as this new coronavirus, which still has no vaccine, has now killed 132 people with 5,900 confirmed cases in 15 countries, numbers which are growing 30-50% per day despite attempts to limit its spreading. To stay updated in real-time about this crisis, our US followers can now text us at 323-310-1679 and also follow @karmagawa on Instagram too. Please pray for the the victims of the virus and their families and share this post with your followers and tag people, celebrities, influencers and news media that need to see this and let’s work together to PERMANENTLY ban the trading of wild animals, not just in China, but WORLDWIDE! Eye-opening photos by @paulhiltonphoto #coronavirus #endanimalcruelty #coronavirusoutbreak #karmagawa
Humans are taking advantage of these innocent animals. This horrific treatment will come back to haunt us in ways we can’t expect…
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⚠WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES⚠ Repost from @karmagawa Please share this URGENT post about the coronavirus epidemic with your followers as the origin of the virus has been traced to the zone of the Wuhan market where live wild animals like snakes, rats, bats and monkeys were traded before China instituted a temporary ban yesterday. But a temporary ban is NOT enough, WE MUST use our social media platforms to spread awareness and BAN WILD ANIMAL TRADING WORLDWIDE as this is EXACTLY what caused the SARS virus that killed nearly 800 people in 2003! SARS was 17 years ago and yet these markets are doing the exact same thing, selling live wild animals in unhygienic conditions that create diseases with devastating consequences for the entire human race! This new virus, which has no vaccine, has killed 82 people with 2,887 confirmed cases in 15 countries, numbers which have increased 50% SINCE YESTERDAY and 60 million more people are on lockdown to prevent further spreading. To stay updated in real-time our US followers can now text us at 323-310-1679 and also follow @karmagawa on Instagram too. Please pray for the world and share this URGENT post with your followers and tag people, celebrities, influencers and news media that need to see this and let’s work together to PERMANENTLY ban the trading of wild animals that create these deadly viruses! #coronavirus #endanimalcruelty #coronavirusoutbreak #karmagawa
Some of my Instagram followers ask: “Why post such gruesome pictures? Why don’t you just talk about stocks?”
I talk about stocks all the time. I have a ridiculously strong work ethic.
I don’t have a problem with anyone taking advantage of all the free information that’s available. That’s why there’s so much of it out there — I want you to learn as much as you can. But once you’re truly serious about trading, you’ll have to…
Step It Up
Since I started Karmagawa, I don’t post as many trading tips on Instagram. Honestly, it’s not the best place for it. And it seems silly to use my audience for only the stock market.
Karmagawa is about helping the planet, animals, and humans.
Check out the incredible work we do in this Karmagawa documentary about saving rhinos…
Or learn about Earth’s depleting oxygen source…
Karmagawa isn’t solely focused on land animals. Some of Earth’s greatest treasures are in its oceans. In the coral reef documentary, we explain how underwater “trees” account for a larger portion of Earth’s oxygen than the trees on the surface. The world is an incredible place.
So it’s not just about stepping it up as a trader, it’s about being a better human.
Misinformation Kills Innocent People
The coronavirus doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon … Sadly, the number of confirmed cases is speeding up.
I’m still not stocking up on supplies, but the virus is deeply concerning. If humans keep selling, exploiting, and eating these exotic animals … it’s only a matter of time before we create a virus that wipes us out.
Exotic animals like bats, pangolins, and rodents are the most dangerous. These animals have a lot of viruses that naturally coexist in their systems.
It’s rare for humans to contract these viruses. Viruses don’t just jump from one species to another. But when humans mix exotic animals and force them into terrible conditions … it doesn’t take an immunologist to know bad things will happen.
Where Can You Get Real Information?
Whether it comes to trading or taking care of the planet and its inhabitants, I’ve taken it upon myself to spread real information on all my social channels.
Why? Because I HATE misinformation.
I hate misinformation in the stock market. I hate misinformation that kills the planet. People deserve to know the full story.
It’s important to help teach people. Too many people learn useless lessons in the public school system. Too few are exposed to useful information … or they believe fake influencers on Instagram. Don’t trust random people. Make people earn their titles.
There is a ton of misinformation out there. It’s important to know how to ignore the noise.
Let me put it this way … I want to be the teacher I never had. I had to figure out how to day trade on my own and I made millions.* But money wasn’t enough to make me happy. I had to teach myself how I could make a difference in the world.
I want to share with you everything I’ve ever learned. Find the right information. Study it and let it change your life.
Here are some of my top trading education resources. Learn it. Live it…
Information Isn’t The Enemy
I believe through education and social media we can clamp down on misinformation. I’ve already changed the way a lot of people think about penny stocks. Two decades ago, people wouldn’t touch a stock under $5 with a ten-foot pole.
Many people didn’t like the fact that I was sharing penny stock patterns and teaching people how to take advantage of this niche.
Haters used to say, “Don’t teach penny stocks. It’s just a bunch of losers and scams.”
… but now I have hundreds of profitable students and several millionaire students.*
As better information spreads, the penny stock landscape changes. Before, this niche was filled with promoters and suckers. There was no middle ground. There were a few professional traders who kept what they knew quiet. I don’t want to do that.
I believe in people and I believe in the power of knowledge. My Trading Challenge has helped several millionaire traders learn a repeatable process. Locking in small amounts every day and avoiding large risks.
Twenty years ago, traders like my successful students didn’t exist … Now, they’re living lives they never thought possible, and providing for their families and generations to come…
AND, they’re teaching their kids to take care of their families and the planet and all its creatures…
See how the circle of life and love can keep going? Let’s keep it up!
I want to apply the same concepts that helped my students make millions to save our planet. There will always be hate and confusion, but I will always work to share and spread good information. Knowledge can change the world.
I’m not saying you need to do as much as I do. You don’t have to donate all your profits or make documentaries. But I think you should care. I think it’s really important to give something to reputable charities — 5%–10% of your earnings.
Let’s work together to make this a better planet for ALL animals and humans.
I’ll keep sharing this information. I’d appreciate it if you share it too. I know some of what I post isn’t pretty or fun to look at, but it’s important. I’m trying to look after the world. You should too.
[*Profits my students and I have earned trading are not typical. Please remember that all trading is risky. 90% of traders lose. Do your due diligence and research every trade. Never risk more than you can afford to lose.]
How do you help care for the planet? Let me know in the comments … I love to hear from you!