Sir Paul McCartney — the knighted boy from Liverpool, musician, artist, icon, animal-rights and anti-poverty activist, and now a children’s book author — is a bit of a philosopher as well:High in the Clouds, childrens book, Paul McCartney

I believe in the spirit of goodness, so I can sympathize with Christians, Jewish people, Buddhists, Muslims. I think essentially they’re all trying to say the same thing: You ought to choose between good and bad…I don’t subscribe to any one religion, but I do feel a oneness with a spirit of goodness. But I don’t know if there’s an old man with a beard in the sky.

We enjoyed Line Abrahamian’s new interview, Face to Face with Paul McCartney. You can read a generous excerpt online but the full article is exclusive to this month’s Reader’s Digest (Canadian) in print.

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