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However, there are a couple things missing from the statement “disorder increases over time”, such as a solid definition of “disorder” (it’s entropy) and the often-dropped stipulation that the second law of thermodynamics only applies to order elsewhere.
Specifically, we eat food which, with all of its carbohydrates and proteins, is fairly ordered, and produce lots of heat, sweat, and… Food, and air, and whatnot are what make living things “open systems”.
Some of that goes into building a fine and foxy body, but most of it goes into powering that body and fighting degradation (blood and skin and really everything wears out and needs to be replaced).
Such policies are popular, often cost relatively little at first, and are politically hard to remove.
This resulted in millions of dollars worth of damage and a reported electrical outage that spanned nearly a month.