From the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, Igor Berkhin (IDC) and Glenn Hartelius (ITP): Why Altered States Are Not Enough: A Perspective from Buddhism; and a special section on ecopsychology. Kodak changed the way we see, share, and remember the world — then the world itself changed. A review of Contesting Democracy by Jan-Werner Muller and How to Change the World by Eric Hobsbawm. Somehow, earlier this year, a philosopher managed to goad the world into vanquishing an evil villain; perhaps more surprising was the philosopher in question: Bernard-Henri Levy. This advert for the Guardian's open journalism, screened for the first time on 29 February 2012, imagines how we might cover the story of the Three Little Pigs in print and online. The big debate over the oldest life on Earth: One researcher says he has the oldest fossils ever found; another says that's just mangled, pressure-cooked rock. "Yo, is this racist?" Andrew Ti’s Tumblr has your (hilarious) answer. How I became a troll: John Emerson explains why he's such a horrible person.

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