If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
I would get priorities straight. First I'd fix the planet because without it nothing else matters. Next I'd provide free healthcare, because if I am sick or dead, nothing else matters. 3rd would be education so we'd be smart enough to take care of 1 & 2. I'd also teach compassion, tolerance and comparative religion so that we wouldn't have to be afraid of things that are different.
What/who changed my life and why
Internet. Surfing about gardening made me realize I was most likely Pagan, searching Paganism brought me to Unitarian Universalism which led me to join a church and learn that I was also more liberal than I thought and into causes and being a more responsible person who tries to take action at sites like this, voting finally, etc.