We have discovered that neither our place in the galaxy nor our galaxy itself is special. The discovery of extrasolar life will demonstrate that that claim to being special will have to be abandoned.
After listening this morning, December 6, as CNN's Fareed Zakaria interviewed Bono and The Edge of U2, I would be delighted if any one of those three men presided over our country.
At Carnegie Hall this past Tuesday night, Miley Cyrus joined U2's Bono and The Edge, Hozier and Jessie J for a World AIDS
The just-concluded Blue Ocean Festival and Conservation Summit aims to correct that imbalance. Blue offers a rare chance to see a range of long and short films exclusively focused on marine protection.
This isn't progress.
The stage for this current tour is a far cry from what they did with 360. Here they are opting for the intimacy they had with the Elevation and Vertigo Tours of the early 2000's. Yet, the most interesting thing about the set-up is the massive wall that is their LED screen.
Tuesday night U2 brought their new Innocence + Experience tour to Los Angeles for the first of five shows at the Forum.
It was perhaps the epitome of the phrase "First World Problems" - U2 uploaded its new album Songs of Innocence into everyone's iTunes library and a small, vocal minority freaked the eff out.
Sometimes we have to take inventory of where we've been to realize where we are, and where we're heading. Songs of Innocence does just that.
Beating ISIS on the battleground could prove inconclusive, even counterproductive, if its dogma is not de-legitimized. This cannot be done by the gun but the law and a political system that offers an alternative to the rule of might.