Bureau of the Archivist, minor curiosity X-25521-DU
Research priority 7 (minimal)

Automated translation text as follows:

Item #: SCP-001

Object Class: None

Special Containment Procedures: The continued existence and operation of the SCP Foundation, an organization dedicated to preserving normalcy and preventing the use of anomalous phenomena, is the primary containment method for SCP-001.

Description: SCP-001 refers to the historical tendency of civilizations which extensively utilized anomalous phenomena to catastrophically collapse, with a scale of destruction proportional to the civilization’s use of said anomalies.

Archivist’s note: Curiosity discovered on uninhabited planet 6544-FL, engraved into amorphous silicon dioxide structure. No further evidence of sapient life detected.