"Man's mind stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions." -- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Finally, some good news.
Whether we celebrate the outcome of the election or mourn it, there's good news that's hard to ignore. Some comedian suggested that a win for Obama would be a victory for democracy while a win for Romney would be a victory for comedy, but what happened is really a win for spiritual progress over human stubbornness.
How so? Hundreds of millions of dollars invested in selling deception failed. TV attack ads and math-less promises made little difference. Campaign redistricting, voter suppression, threats to employees... a formidable range of intimidation tactics failed to produce. That's spiritual progress, because what prevailed was a greater awareness of truth than illusion.