Re: virus: Translation

Sodom (
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 23:27:32 -0400

> I think YOU are the one that needs to provide an example of how information
> dissappears.
> Brett
> Returning,
> rBERTS%n
> Rabble Sonnet Retort
> Magpie, n.:
> A bird whose theivish disposition suggested to someone that
> it might be taught to talk.
> Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

You poor boy, you must get a grapple on the 2nd law of thermodynamics.
It is vital to the uncerstanding of almost everything, and can help
rapidly eliminate flawed concepts.

To avoid Plagurizism, go here for a quick definition of The 2nd Law of

It effectively means that all processes in a closed system use more
energy than they can make. When you convert information from one form to
another, you use energy, more than you gained in the process. Since
energy - matter and information are interchangable, this applies to all
of these.

If you have trouble with this, I'll do the 200 line explanation, but I
don't think you will, it is pretty simple really.