Randy Newman might be surprised to see himself mentioned on a progressive spirituality blog. In his five decades of making music that is alternately brilliantly satirical and elegant (and sometimes both), he hasn't often smiled on religion or religious people. In spite of his skepticism about spirituality, he also has written some of the most beautiful love songs I've ever [...]
For the first time in history, more people live in urban than rural areas, according to a 2007 U.N.
The United States still worships at the altar of nuclear weapons - yet cries 'heresy' when others want to join the sect.