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I suspect that entropy is susceptible to recursive deconstruction.

If disorder were susceptible to recursive deconstruction could there truly be any randomness in the system?

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  • Sep 19 2013: My understanding of entropy is that it is the tendency of all things to achieve equilibrium.....i.e., maximum disorder. Yet, our world is an ordered state. I interpret the co-existence of these facts (entropy and the existence of order) to mean that all phenomena are constantly 'ebbing and flowing' into one state or another. If this is what you mean by 'recursive deconstruction' then, sure, entropy may be reversed....it happens every day.

    In answer to your question about randomness, I would argue that it is precisely what prevents entropy from being a one-way street. How else could a state of perfect equilibrium be upset?

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