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McWhelan Strata

The seminal work by Prof. McWhelan "The Theory of Biomemetic Vectors and the MEST" identified the major groupings of individuals which by their presence form the set of actors upon which reality can be affected. In this, McWhelan defined several "strata" or levels of influence in which a biomemetic vector could exist. A biomemetic vector of such for a given frame parallel rarely if ever exceeds or ameliorates beyond. However, within the MEST it has been shown that between frame parallels a vector not only ameliorates to exceed their strata, but also individualizes.

The strata are grouped according to their ability to influence reality based on the index within the well-known "McWhelan Scale". These strata are as follows, shown with their "Approximate McWhelan Rating per Biomemetic Vector" or AMR/vBm;

Index Strata Clading AMR/vBm
-3 The Elomions Yes 1 per 1 x 10^12
-2 The Unnamed Yes 1 per 1 x 10^6
-1 The Thousands Yes 1 per 1 x 10^3
0 The Selfless Yes 1 per 1 x 10^0
1 The Impetuae No 1 x 10^1
2 The Pivotons No 1 x 10^2
3 The Ascended No 1 x 10^4

"The Elomions" and the "The Ascended"::
The "Elomions" are clades of biomemetic vectors with mustrum laden nucleotides. Their existence outside has been proven by research revealed by the "Inner Circle" think-tank within the highly-acclaimed albeit secretive Abysinnian Order. These elomions are often very small and usually co-identified as the speciailized bacterium (such as cybermycilia sensoria egobactum) and other mustrum-influenced entities.

As for "The Ascended", this - in McWhelan's own words - is also an identifier for yet another purely hypotetical stratum but represents the approximate upper-end of the pivoton scale and as such is quite open-ended. Using the Blinn Formulation, it is
estimated that the highest reasonable (possible?) McWhelan Rating would probably be at or around 8.93 x 10^4; but that is based solely on the fact that in journal "The Travels of Quinsan" [Blinn, et al], Blinn merely performed a sigma of the known MUST-influenced quanta of the MEST (thus integrands of all galaxies and dark matter, as well as classifiable biomemetic vectors). Even if remotely accurate - and with such a value, there is of course heated debate on this - it would represent an individual or clade that could control all aspects of the known universe. Within the "Principia Etherica" [Undilim spiritual writing], the Galactic Believers limit this upper-range to the local galaxy whom they name "Avausim"Quinsan notes in his journal that Primus Hasturin of the Undimilimi sets the high-value (converted to the AMR) with unusual though unverifiable accuracy at 46,317 MwPts. Per that doctrinal system, this value represents a single entity and in essence sets an upper limit to the power of "God".