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Unformatted text preview: out how to transform its environment in such a way that inanimate objects, or objects that do not have a mechanism for defeating entropic forces, now become prosthetics for that life form? If you now have a life form that is not only reducing its own entropy locally, at the expense of creating entropy externally, but you now have a system in which the life form is working to maintain low entropy in its prosthetics. In fact, this is exactly what we do when we take our cars to the car wash, or do the dishes, or tidy the house. Each of these: the car, the dishes and the house are prosthetics and we work (expend energy; create entropy) constantly to deentropize our prosthetics. TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE: MEM Seminar Room - Curtis 162...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course HIST 354 taught by Professor Raub during the Spring '09 term at Drexel.
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