What is Entropy?

Month: February 2017

What is Entropy?

What is Entropy?

  This article is a preliminary for The Trump Card of Modern Nihilism – Entropy  The word entropy is Greek for ‘inside transformation’ which is why it makes sense in thermodynamics as this definition shows: the second law of thermodynamics states that the entropy of a closed system will always increase. The second law of thermodynamics dictates that systems and objects change, more and more into a disordered state. Entropy increases in a system as time passes, the term isolated system means a system that cannot exchange energy, materials or anything else in its environment and with the entire universe as being the ultimate isolated system; the

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The Commonality of Struggle

The Commonality of Struggle

Part One: Everybody’s got it rough!   One thing that we’ve all got in common with each other, whether we live in a high tech, modern city or the lowest tech primitive tribal wasteland, is that each of us finds daily life to be a struggle.   “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.”  Seneca   It makes no difference whether we exist as a rich, successful businessman, or hollywood actor, or a poor, jobless individual with the bleakest of prospects, everyone, rich or poor, good looking or not so good looking finds life to be a bit

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The Universe is Nihilist

The Universe is Nihilist

  Introduction One non-theistic school of philosophy which I can think of that discusses in great length life’s relation to the cosmos; the philosophy of nihilism.  Succinctly, a nihilist position on the cosmos would be to say that ‘since the universe does not come with an instruction manual there is no inherent purpose for life to accomplish and reach an end goal. ‘A nihilist sees that value is assigned, meaning is assigned, purpose is assigned by a subject upon an object. That there are no morals or values independent of consciousness because morals and values are abstract categories; products of

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