If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
END THE WAR.
Get rid of nukes, SUVs, coal burning power plants
Give great tax incentives for purchasing, using, inventing and creating alternative, renewable and healthy power sources.
Share food and medical supplies around the world.
Free condoms for everyone, world 'round.
Birth control education for everyone, world 'round.
Meditation instruction for everyone who wants it, world 'round.
Free education, including higher education.
Tax the rich to pay for all this. Close tax loopholes for the wealthy
What/who changed my life and why
There have been many, but Vic Gioscia, a college professor of mine is the first one I think of. He opened my mind.