Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
In Life 3.0, Max Tegmark mentions a possible method to maintain order in meta-solar-system level communities: keep a white dwarf just under the Chandrasekhar limit, threatening detonation if naughty.
Perhaps then we owe some of our cosmic measurements to spankings by various galactic superbeings.