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    Some people claim that biological evolution violates the second law of thermodynamics, since evolution involves simple life forms developing into more complex, more highly ordered organisms. Why is this argument wrong?

    I'm pretty sure that the answer lies in the definition of entropy. Doesn't entropy limit itself to energy, not organization? I may be able to do the formulas, but I lack a solid conceptual understanding of entropy and the 2nd law.

    Thanks for your help

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    I don't think it would be ok to give my opinion about this issue. From my point of view, the second law of thermodynamics does not violate the ...

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