Kardashev Scale: How do we define an advanced civilization?

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About 1.7 million years ago, our ancestors made the first fundamental discovery - fire. Then they spread throughout the globe and created our civilization. In the past few centuries, the industrial revolution and efficient transport methods have changed the lifestyle of people and the geopolitical scenario of the world. The internet revolution of the late 90's and 2000's has brought the world on the tip of our hands. Humans have come a long way. Don't you feel a little sense of accomplishment? Aren't we advanced enough?


What is Kardashev Scale?

The Kardashev Scale is a suppositional method of measuring a civilization's technological prowess.

First proposed by Nikolai Kardashev ( a Soviet astrophysicist) in 'Transmission Of Information by Extraterrestrial Civilizations', it originally talked about three types of civilizations