Re: teaching evolution in Wisconsin

Susan Brassfield (
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:07:47 -0600

>Susan Brassfield wrote:
>> the energy from the sun decreases entropy locally on this planet. When the
>> sun dies, entropy resumes. Or perhaps that mysterious designer might choose
>> to withdraw at the same moment. How would we tell the difference?

Gary Collins:

>The sun is shining on Venus as well. A question: is entropy there also
>decreasing? Or is it increasing? Or staying about the same?

as far as life is concerned, more is required than just a decrease in
entropy. However, I do recall hearing that there are very large storms on
Venus. Storms, especially cyclonic whirlwinds represent a decrease in



"Life itself is the proper binge."
--Julia Child