Re: m1, m2, m3 civilizations
Thu, 10 Dec 1998 12:24:51 -0800

--On Wednesday, December 09, 1998, 10:51 PM -0800 "Spike Jones" <> wrote:

> 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
is one
> that has exhausted the resources of a continent. m2... a planet? where
> does this terminology come from? thanks! spike

I may be wrong but here is something to help you a little.. I think what you are referring to is that an m1 is in control of a planet, including its weather.. m2 is in control of the resources of a solar system, and m3 a galaxy. I think I got this from Hyperspace by Michio Kaku.. it is someone else's ideas but he mentioned it in brief talking about the time scale for manipulation of worm holes or something.

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