In an open system, Entropy still tends to increase. This does not change for us regarding the sun or any other resource(s); no matter what the level of energy available to us is. External energy must somehow not only be supplied, but also controlled, directed and manipulated, because all that external energy, such as the raw energy of the sun, in the absence of control, direction or guidance would, in fact, be quite detrimental to life (like a bull in a china shop) and not a deterrent to Entropy, rather it would act as an accelerant thereto.
From the very moment of conception, the 2nd law (the law of Increasing Entropy") is taking its toll on (having its effect on) the physical body, or on… what do the #GHADE call it… the 'open system' of life.
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