There are three kinds of people in the world . . .
One, there are people who make the world worse.
Two, there are people who make the world better.
Three, there are people who look on the world and imagine that they can avoid the strife of the battle between good and evil.
The Way to Do a Thing Is to Do It: Essays reminds us that if we act with the intention of making the world better, we will learn as we do. Even if mistakes are mixed in, in our acting.
The devil is in the details, of course. . . .