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Towards a techno-polis state?

The Latin root word ‘polis’ is the same etymological foundation for the concept of our modern version of the Athenian democracy. The roots of the concept start with the Greek democratic city state, then called a ‘polis.’ But, the same word is today used to describe the modern city or a metropolis, like in the name, Annapolis or Minneapolis, and is the home also for the root word for public policy, or even the police departments in all countries.