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Entropy: A New World View
Entropy: A New World View
By Jeremy Rifkin
Viking, 1980, 305 pp

The pressure of man on the earth's resources poses enormously difficult problems that cannot be solved without new ways of thinking and acting. But our understanding of these complexities is not much helped by this book with its oversimplified argument which assigns all man's ills to his failure to let the Second Law of Thermodynamics dominate his life and his thinking.