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Cole wrote at 2014-08-15 21:08:26
The 2nd law of thermodynamics states that within a closed system entropy will inevitably occur.  This is a common tactic used by creationists.  



Here`s what they are missing:  the law refers to a CLOSED system.  But the Earth and it`s BIOSPHERE is NOT A CLOSED SYSTEM.  



The Earth receives a constant input of energy, from the sun.



Just google search or better yet, youtube search ``evolution 2nd law of thermodynamics,`` understand the fallacy, then get back out there and stand up for science to those science denying creationists.



Cole




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