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    Entropic degradation of the earth

    I'm not going to comment anymore because this discussion is diverging from the original post as usual with irrelevant remarks. Crust cooled. Yeah?What is that to do with anything now?When the earth formed, it decreased entropy by combining all the particulate matter. But this is irrelevant as...
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    Entropic degradation of the earth

    Yes we can, yes we can :smile: .Of course it will be terribly expensive and energy hungry process but it can be done. And will be done at some point when iron is not viable for mining. The reason why we die is not thermodynamic. There is no reason why humans cannot live forever, but it has...
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    Entropic degradation of the earth

    Well you cannot get an overall decrease in entropy in earth that way, it separates here but mixes there. I can't think of any natural process to result in net entropy drop on earth. With no living matter, be it algae,bacteria or plants, the world would probably turn into a highly mixed-entropy...
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    Entropic degradation of the earth

    The overall entropy of the universe increases during the energy transfer to/from the earth but it remains low on earth due to order induced by living things. We as humans have destructive effects on the order(this order is in the entropy sense) in the way we live now of course, but we receive so...
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