Making the world a better place seems like such a grand statement. I’m not sure that I have it in me to make the world a better place at the level of Nelson Mandela, but it seems to me that to do anything less would be meaningless. Maybe a helpful goal for me would to have less of an all or nothing mentality. :)
Step one to making the world a better place:
Remember that every little bit counts. If everyone picked one thing that they feel passionate about and put some time and energy into supporting it, the world would be a better place.