Here's what's really important, regardless of the author, what they've done, what they think:
Do your actions follow your fundamental beliefs? You should believe what you know to be worthy of living. Then live your beliefs.
If you're already doing that, great - you win. But if not...then Change.
Bottom line: do whatever you want...(you will anyway). And Thank You for coming here to Find The Answer. (Hint: it's YOUR answer, ...D'OH!!)
ps...one day, I realized that I was killing my kids - so I built a net-zero home and bought an electric car. I'm as qualified as any one of us. And this site is all you need to know, understand: Do.