In 1943, physicist Erwin Schrödinger delivered a series of lectures at Trinity College, Dublin. In these he argued that the metabolism of any organism feeds upon its environment in order to free itself as far as possible from consistent entropic decline. The entropic decline is expressed in the equation: S1 – S ≥ 0.
This might be the most depressing thing the human species has ever said to itself.” —happy new year.
… yet, a few decades later, all this seems buried … under heaps of chicklit and Supernanny and I Don’t Know How She Does It, and the collected purées of Annabel Karmel.
How has what went before been so thoroughly forgotten?” —jenny turner continues, in the lrb
FALLING IN POLLS, ROMNEY CONSIDERS ADULTERY
Huddles with Advisors About Possible Affair” —who else but