Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'
We must go beyond textbooks go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.
We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of...
There's no need to travel further. The Los Angeles area is big enough for us.