"We are fellow travelers on different paths to the same destination."
What Gives Me Hope
I find hope in the rising trends of peace, tolerance, and "going green." Although they seem to be fads like bellbottoms and MC Hammer pants, it is at least encouraging to know that activism is more popular than apathy.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
pay off the national debt.
What/who changed my life and why
the novel Siddhartha. He left his comfortable way of life to find what gave him fulfillment, and although he ran into a lot of problems on the way, eventually found enlightenment and peace.