Rawlsian Philosophy - the 'veil of ignorance' is an heuristic device he developed to prove that striving for equality is rational and natural.
What Gives Me Hope
Rational human beings and the power they possess to make a change gives me hope.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Pull our troops out of Iraq.
What/who changed my life and why
The event that changed my life is, I'm sure, an event common to many. Watching in horror as the WTC was assualted and then collapsed. I knew people were dying and could do nothing. I worked 3 blocks from Ground Zero and missed the first plane by 10 minutes. The hole in the skyline still disturbs me.