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Unformatted text preview: Solar energy to replace exhausted stock resources (coal, oil). Perhaps resources are infinite; the only limit is mans ingenuity. Another concept of infinitude of resources is based on the conservation of matter and energy. Matter and energy are indestructible; they can be used many times, but may become unavailable. Resource Limit: 2 By the laws of thermodynamics, unavailability (chaos) is the ultimate tendency. Energy, once used, passes to a lower state. Entropy- inverse of PE The ultimate is maximum entropy, uniform energy state, and perfect homogeneity of everything. No material would be concentrated in the future; no energy would be available to concentrate it....
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- Spring '11