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How New Is The New Atlantis?

I just stepped on an old issue of The New Atlantis, the Ethics and Public Policy’s fantastic journal, which I always think of as the great new kid on the block — still sorta thinking it really just appeared. I guess their ideas and pushback against the Brave New World is just that fresh. The issue was from 2003. Tempus fugit. 

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