#6.3: engineering the layered order

"But today, it is conceivable that the air will envelop the sea and perhaps even the earth."

In the last section we met the four dimensions of military power in the 21st century: land, sea, air and space. We learned that land gives itself to a nomos, or orderly division into plots, an inherently multipolar order; but sea, air and space are progressively less divided; space is an inherently unipolar order.

This led us to the design of a new nomos…

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