Two Opposing Types of Order in Nature
"Learning to See Timelessness"
August 11, 2005
Rather than order and disorder, there are
two types of order in nature. One type of order increases in the direction of
the past, while another type of order increases in the direction of the future.
The range of patterns between complex orderliness and chaos exists as in the
intermediary stages of transition in between the extremes of each order. There
is no such thing as general disorder in nature, only irregular combinations of
two orders. The intensity of the two orders is inversely proportional, the
absence of one creates the other. Recognizing these two orders provides a
template for understanding all material structure and composition. The two
orders will here be referred to as Grouping Order and Symmetry Order.
Neither are unfamiliar concepts and once they are consciously recognized
suddenly the ordered flow of time and the world of human events appear as an
interplay of two contrasting orders.
Key Words: Self-Organization, Order and
Disorder, Similarity Principle, Symmetry, Entropy, Second Law of Thermodynamics,
PACS Codes: 05.65.+b Self-organized systems,
MSC 2000 codes: 74A99, 74A15
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after an article entitled, Is Space finite?
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