Everybody has been hoping for a better world, but nobody has been doing much about it. The new year is approaching, and so far it doesn't look greatly different from last year. Any improvement is so slight as to be unnoticeable.
Perhaps this is because perfection, like charity, begins at home. Too many people have been resting on their oars, waiting for the other fellow to row them to a finer world. If you are one of those laggards, perhaps it is simply a matter of human ignorance rather than laziness.
You may not know how to go about improving the universe. One way to go about it is to start by improving yourself, thereby setting an example for others to follow. How?
Well, why not begin by dropping a few of your bad faults and abstaining from hurtful or thoughtless actions that annoy you when others perform them?