Learn to drive a stick shift. Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back. Decide whether you want to be liked or admired. Decide if fitting in is more important that finding out what you're doing here.
The War in Congo -- Raise Hope for Congo has reliable statistics, as well as information on how to take action for peace. Over million displaced. Democratic Republic of the Congo is home to the deadliest conflict since World War II.
"Environmentalism: The crazy notion that we ought to clean up after ourselves." Love this, since I've never considered myself a tree hugger, per se, but I totally believe in using common sense when it comes to health and the environment.