"It has been explained in chapter one that the laws of physics, as we know them, are statistical laws.  They have a lot to do with the natural tendency of things to go over into disorder.  But, to reconcile the high durability of the hereditary substance with its minute size, we had to evade the tendency to disorder by 'inventing the molecule;, in fact, an unusually large molecule which has to be a masterpiece of highly differentiated order, safeguarded  by the conjuring rod of quantum theory.  Life seems to be orderly and lawful behavior of matter, not based exclusively on its tendency to go over from order to disorder, but based partly on existing order that is kept up."
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"Aristotle wrote: Wheresoever, therefore... all parts of one whole happened like as if they were made for something, these were preserved, having been appropriately constituted by an internal spontaneity; and wheresoever things were not thus constituted, they perished, and still perish."
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"During the period between 1876 and 1878, Willard Gibbs, the first in America to be granted a Ph.D. in Engineering [Yale], published a series of papers in the Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences.  In these papers, about 400 in all, Gibbs applied thermodynamics to chemical reactions.  One of his most important innovations was the definition of a quantity which we now call 'Gibbs free energy'.  This quantity allows one  to determine whether or not a chemical reaction will take place spontaneously."
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"87% of Americans believe that in true love, each person irrevocably - not possible to return - takes part of the other’s ‘soul(the energy content of a person's moral essence); (5) meaning when one dies, if parts of one’s soul remain scattered about here on earth - with loved ones — then how can one person’s soul ‘wholly’ - having all parts - be reformed so to be ‘weighed’ or judged subsequently in what is known colloquially as the ‘afterlife’?" (what's left of a person after physical death)
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"By counting the number of votes, as determined via sampled-poll of one hundred UIC college students, correlating to those definitions, as indicated by double asterisks**, which imply that LOVE is defined as: two ‘entities’ uniting to form one ‘entity’ (such as: ‘the perfect union of two souls’), we arrive at the result, which says, on the surface, that at least 27% of the populous agree with the fact that two people in ‘love’, or in a strong ‘relationship’, are actually fused — such to be one ‘new’ unique molecule."
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"As Darwin so aptly noted almost a century ago:

'Rarity, as geology tells us, is the precursor to extinction'

Meaning, when selecting for mates, men and women are intuitively well aware of this tendency towards extinction, i.e. molecular instability, and will tend to be most inclined towards mates whose genetic/molecular material will optimally blend or bond with his or her molecular construct, resulting to yield offspring (newly formed 'stable' human molecules) as close to the norm of traits as possible -- thus avoiding extinction -- this is the direction of stability."
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"Thus, going against the grain, i.e. evil-like activities, corresponds to molecular movements in unstable directions; hence evil is always transient.  For example, people in Iraq have a perceived sense of an 'American Evil' and people in the U.S. have a perceived sense of an 'Iraqi Evil'; in each case, there exists the potential [∆G] for either outcome to prevail:

1. The Iraqis win the war - ∆G1
2. The Americans win the war - ∆G2

In either case, the outcome will be a new global structure that will differ significantly from the pre 90's structure.  Only the most stable of the possible alternatives will prevail.  To reach this point of stability, a transition state will have to be surmounted; such a transition usually accrues to the effect of energy absorption, via the activation energy barrier [EA], which in many cases will be unpleasant, more so for some than for others -- hence there will exist variations in the perceived level of evil for each of the possible potential [∆G1, ∆G2, ∆G3, etc.] outcomes.  By definition, only the most negative ∆G (in value) will prevail."
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Thermodynamic Theory
of the Evolution of Living Beings
AUTHOR: Georgi Gladyshev
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"Variations of the Gibbs function of formation of the system at any stage of evolution, as in ontogenesis and phylogenesis, can be calculated by means of thermodynamic methods."
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"Anyone who hopes to make advances in the fundamental theory or interpretation of thermodynamics (assuming, contrary to current dogma, that such advances can be made) needs to read the majority of this book."
Biological Thermodynamics
AUTHOR: Donald Haynie
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HUMAN THERMODYNAMICS MANUSCRIPTS
The following collection of manuscripts were only written in rough-draft, single pass, outline form.  Copies, numbered up to a dozen, for the human thermodynamics series, and up to one-hundred, for the cessation thermodynamics manuscript, were printed and bound by hand and distributed locally around Chicago (primarily) for feedback and first impression.  Out of this feedback, discussion, and many arguments, came the logical and necessary imperative that a standard textbook on the topic of "human chemistry", with the basic fact of teaching that the human being is a twenty-six-element molecule, i.e. a "human molecule", and that relationships are chemical reactions, was needed before any public consumption of a mathematically-rigorous book on "human thermodynamics" could be published.
The Human Molecule
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