Please explain what you mean by 'high order energy' and 'low order energy'.Which of the following Cases would be abiogenesis or vertical evolution:

To expand on the entropy equations:

A = High order energy;

B = Low order energy;

C = High order matter; and

D = Low order matter.

Now, typically heat is considered to be 'low order', but that is because of the random motion of the molecules, not a property of the energy itself. High order matter would be, say, a crystal, right? Biological materials would be at best intermediate ordered, with liquids less ordered, and gases the least (maybe plasmas?).

If these are NOT what you mean, you need to give some precise definitions of what you *do* mean. Are crystals ordered? Why or why not? Is an ice crystal more or less ordered than a corresponding amount of liquid water? Why or why not? Why do you consider biological tissues ordered?

And what does this have to do with entropy? Remember the thermodynamic definition of entropy: dS=dQ/T where dS is the change in entropy, dQ is the reversible change in internal heat, and T is the temperature.

If you wish, you could relate it instead to the statistical mechanics definition as k ln(N) where k is Boltzmann's constant and N is the number of available quantum states.

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