Talk:Negentropy

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Request Anthere look at this one, as she is more up on theoretical biology...


Proposed changes from an ignoramus[change source]

I’m wondering about a change from:

“It is a temporary condition in which certain things are hotter and more highly organised than the surrounding space.”

to:

“It is a temporary condition in which certain things are becoming hotter and more highly organised than the surrounding space.”


Also, what about changing: “This is the second law of thermodynamics:“ to: “This does not change or contradict the second law of thermodynamics:“


I’m not sure such changes would be valid or acceptable. But on the outside chance that they were, it might be nice to address HOW such a temporary/localized reversal would come about even if it were to acknowledge that there is no definitive answer to such a question.

JaperZ (talk) 18:55, 2 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Another way to look at it (or another way increase/decrease) confusion.[change source]

If an increase in the amount of energy of a system tends to increase that system’s entropy, would negentropy be a temporary (or localized) exception to that generalization?

JaperZ (talk) 19:59, 2 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]