Weed theory

Information theory weed
A depiction of someone who uses information theory, outside of communications engineering, information science, or cryptography, proper, as a weed theorist, choking out the flowers of good science. [2]
In terminology, weed theory is a theory that act as a "weed" in the beautiful garden of thermodynamics (Hiebert, 1966); namely those whose theories "transgress the limits of credulity to the point of sheer ridiculousness" or rather those whose theories are so far off the broad highway of pure thermodynamics, as Gilbert Lewis (1925) put it, that they are not even thermodynamical, i.e. within the bounds of reality, in any sense of the matter. [1]

In this sense, the various metaphysics and theologies found in the garden of thermodynamics continuously need to be weeded and removed so to not choke out the beauty of the thermodynamics, pure, proper, and applied.

Weed theorists
The biggest weed in thermodynamics, currently, information theory, developed by Claude Shannon, and its incorrigible attempts at thermodynamics association.

Other noted weed theorists, include: Corrado Giannantoni, and his "quality thermodynamics" theory; Ivan Kennedy and his "action thermodynamics" theory; Jeremy Rifkin and his agenda; Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, and his material entropy theory; among numerous others, e.g. Christopher Langan, and (add).

See also
‚óŹ Melting pot theory

1. (a) Lewis, Gilbert N. (1925). The Anatomy of Science (pg. 75), Silliman Lectures; Yale University Press, 1926.
(b) Hiebert, Erwin N. (1966). “The Uses and Abuses of Thermodynamics in Religion” (quote: pg. 1075). , Daedalus, 95: 1046-80
(c) Hiebert, Erwin N. (1986). “Modern Physics and Christian Faith” (pgs. 424-47) in: God and Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter between Christianity and Science (pg. 427), by: Lindberg, David C. and Numbers, Ronald L. University of California Press.
2. Thims, Libb. (2012). “Thermodynamics ≠ Information Theory: Science’s Greatest Sokal Affair” (pg. 83) (url), Journal of Human Thermodynamics, 8(1):1-114, Dec.

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