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X111:  Systems left to themselves invariably tend toward disorder


Edited by Greg Neyman




If the second law of thermodynamics says the everything tends toward disorder, this means that evolutionary development would be impossible


Source: Morris, Henry M., Scientific Creationism, pages 38-46

Wallace, Timothy, 2002. Five major evolutionist misconceptions about evolution.




  1. There is nothing in the second law which states that things tend toward disorder.  It is a misunderstanding of the relationship between entropy and order.  Disorder and Entropy are not the same.  The 2nd law does not address disorder.  For more, see the Talk Origins articles

  2. Order is produced from nature all the time.  Mud, left to itself, will form patterned mud cracks.  Ice crystals will form intricate designs.  Snow flakes are notorious for their design

  3. Other young earth claims contradict themselves concerning the 2nd law.  For more, see the articles below

  4. With God guiding the evolutionary process, anything is possible anyway, so arguing over the possibilities concerning the second law of thermodynamics is a moot point (in other words, the "System is not left to itself"...God is watching it!)


For more Reading:

This is a combination of two similar claims, addressed by the two Talk Origins articles below

Talk Origins Article

Talk Origins Article

The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics and Entropy



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