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Byron Shire
February 1, 2023

Law of Thermodynamics

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Anthony Plesko, West Ballina 

The Second Law of Thermodynamics dictates that all in the universe moves to the lowest common denominator. Mountains get smaller, oceans and rivers silt up and become shallower etc. So it is with human institutions.

Democracy no longer serves the people, but is abused by vested interests for their own benefit. Our justice system serves the lawyers, police and judges, not the people. People pick up diseases by going to hospitals, the police and other authorities persecute and victimise us with their fines for calculated and unfair rules and regulations.

The elderly who for so long struggled, worked and paid to build our nation, and were once revered and respected, are now neglected and ignored. Citizens rights, once relied on for our protection, are now abused and manipulated by the authorities and those invested with power. Once upon a time banks and police could be trusted. The administrators and protectors of the law are getting dumber while the crooks are becoming more and more ‘innovative’ and ‘agile’…

Our society has degraded to, and is trending toward the lowest common denominator (just witness the quality of our politicians). Why have we just stood by and let it happen…? Because the Second Law also provides for apathy and ‘she’ll be right mate’, and ‘someone else’s problem’. The Second Law also provides for revolution and blood in the streets. Witness the events in the Middle East. Could it happen here? Witness the ‘restrictions’ on our freedoms using a virus as an excuse…

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  1. It is exactly this type of hippy dippy bulldust that brought covid and a lockdown to your area. You want to know who is responsible? Look in the mirror. You are hoisted by your own petard, buddy.

  2. I think you find the virus is not an excuse but really have we got that manny restrictions Anthony? You do know the second law goes in reverse if you put some effort into it( energy). How about looking at the real world and helping out, eg vaccinate, wear a mask, be involved.


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