Re: m1, m2, m3 civilizations
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 00:01:39 EST

In a message dated 12/10/98 12:50:07 AM Central Standard Time, writes:

> question please, o great writhing amoeba of collective extropian arcania:
> is anyone here familiar with the terms m1, m2, m3, civilizations? i think
> i saw it here once. the definition is something like: an m1 civilization
> one
> that has exhausted the resources of a continent. m2... a planet? where
> does this terminology come from? thanks! spike

I recall the terms...foggy and distant in my memory.

I seem to recall it was more radical than that though....Dyson Spheres figured. I beleive M1 was planetary. M2 was system.

Probably wrong...and no references..