24 Things I Would Like to See More Of in 2014 (Because 2014 Things Would Be Too Long)

It's a new year, and in the spirit of new beginnings, new starts, and everything else fresh and shiny, I've compiled a list of 24 things I would like more of in 2014. This, mind you, is a rough list. Many of the items in it contradict each other. They are presented to you in no particular order. They run the gamut from serious (gun control, please!) to utterly frivolous (live renditions of musicals, please!). Are they all things the world needs more of? Debatable. Are each of these items/people/procedures/ideas something I think the world could use more of anyway? Absolutely. With no further ado: