1) A society and its people are measured by the way they treat the least fortunate and most in need.
2)I believe what Chief Seattle said "...whatever happens to the beasts soon happens to man. All things are connected". So I say, given this, we are in deep trouble.
3)Kindness is key.
4)Focusing ones life to the service of something (ie a cause or a calling) beyond yourself and your own, is the most admirable path.
What Gives Me Hope
Depends on what day you ask me ;) Some days very little gives me hope for the world, other times, I look to simple joys and unexpected rays of hopefulness to shine as a beacon of light.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
I would urgently push to completely reform the political election process, make it fully publicly funded in an attempt to remove corporate and special-interest-for-the-few-at-the-cost-to the-many's influence on policy making.