Live and let live, as long as you don't hurt anybody (including nonhuman animals)
What Gives Me Hope
That more and more people care.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Make live really really hard for developers. Turn animal control into a no-kill zone. Close down factory farms. Outlaw recreational killing (i.e., hunting). Outlaw commercial killing. Increase penalties for those who hurt kids and animals.
What/who changed my life and why
Brigitte Bardot, ever since she started fighting the Canadian seal slaughter. I learned from her that you have to stand up for what you believe in.