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hypothetical question

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by nishant1911, Jan 26, 2011.

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  1. SerriaFox

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    Life is very good about kicking it's own entropy out. Ever heard of poop, or at the more high end pollution?
     
  2. .Shane.

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  3. uppi

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    I have also an hypothetical question: Suppose you put a glass of water inside a freezer. The water particles are at random positions and have no structure or order, so they have high entropy. If this water were to freeze it would have to arrange itself in orderly and regular structures and thus decrease its entropy. Why does the entropy suddenly decrease? Is ice a lie made up by evil scientists?

    Nobody is astonished when the entropy in water decreases until it has turned to ice. Obviously, decreasing entropy cannot be against thermodynamics. But there is a catch: The entropy has to increase somewhere else, in this case outside the freezer (as Bill3000 explained).

    This can be extended to the whole earth: As it radiates heat into space and thus increases the entropy of space, a decrease in entropy on the earth is in no way prohibited by thermodynamics.
     
  4. Neonanocyborgasm

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    If that's even a real name, but what does ethnicity have to do with deceit?

    Moderator Action: Nothing; and in case it wasn't clear, neither does this thread.
    Please read the forum rules: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=422889
     
  5. SpiritWolf

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    Lol. Thermodynamics is officially a religion. How insightful! :D
     
  6. Neonanocyborgasm

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    If there's any spam in this thread, it's the opening post, which is blatant question-begging by a religious proselytizer aiming to discredit evolution and cosmology, while witnessing. The moderators would be fools to miss this.

    Moderator Action: See above . . .
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  7. Abaddon

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    What Uppi, and Nano said.

    GOD DOESN'T EXIST.
     
  8. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    Moderator Action: The question has been asked, and answered.

    A whole lot of inappropriate comments about the OP have been made.

    This thread has thus run its course.
     
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