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A new and very important journal has just been founded. The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology & Society is filled with articles of interest. Leon Kass, head of the president’s commission on bioethics, has the lead article. Victor Davis Hanson follows, with a piece on military technology and American culture. Christine Rosen (formerly Christine Stolba) has a piece on liberty, privacy, and DNA databases. Yuval Levin writes on the relation between conservatism and bioethics. Prominent Catholic thinker, Peter Augustine Lawler, takes on Sociobiology. There’s also an interview with the White House cybersecurity czar. And there’s lots more. This is all just released, so I haven’t had a chance to read any of the pieces. But it’s about as star-studded a collection as I’ve ever seen. My guess is that this is going to be a major and very hot journal for some time. It’s all online, so have a look.

Stanley Kurtz — Stanley Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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