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  • adj. Having negative entropy

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Examples

  • If it were possible to reach negentropic equilibrium by fast-track greening strategies it would require a fundamental moral choice to redesign the present so that we did not place our unsustainable deficit energy consumption on the backs of future generations and seriously compromise their capacity to survive.

    James O'Dea: Entropy, Negentropy And Our Moral Imagination

  • Literature's mirror and criticism's lens reflect back to us in a handily focused and duly intensified image "instance after instance of our inability to project, limit, and control the mainly negentropic quality of all our activities in our environments."

    The State of Criticism

  • That works of literature do frequently reveal "the mainly negentropic quality of all our activities" is undeniable, although this is so mainly because serious writers do not shy from portraying human activity in all of its manifestations (many of which are ugly indeed), not because ecological degradation in particular seems especially pertinent.

    The State of Criticism

  • Passed through the interpretative lens of ecocritical theory, literature reveals instance after instance of our inability to project, limit, and control the mainly negentropic quality of all our activities in our environments.

    The State of Criticism

  • We will also see such a TR wave converging upon its path rather than diverging which characteristic itself is a move from disorder to order, and negentropic.

    Chapter 4

  • It also follows that any such device is negentropic, since it converts disordered energy into ordered energy.

    Chapter 6

  • Such units would be negentropic, as previously pointed out.

    Chapter 6

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