In entropology, entropism is a marginal term referring loosely to acts, processes, states or philosophies related to neo-cultural aspects of entropy. [1] In political thermodynamics and economic thermodynamics entropism is considered as the antonym of synergism or the energetic parts of a leveling off process in the design of an economy. [2] In sociological thermodynamics, entropism is associated with decadence and degeneration. [3] In philosophical thermodynamics, entropism is associated with the study of evil. [4] In this latter sense, as found in several of the publications of Keith Ferreira, the opposite of entropism, antientropism is considered as the philosophical study of good or acts of goodness. [5]

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2. (a) Slade, Joseph W. and Lee, Judith Y. (1990). Beyond the Two Cultures: Essays on Science, Technology, and Literature, (pg. 194). Iowa State University Press.
(b) Cummings, Michael S. (2001). Beyond Political Correctness: Social Transformation in the United States, (pg. 21).
(c) Tsuru, Shigeto. (1997). Institutional Economics Revisited, (pg. 147). Cambridge University Press.
3. Zavala, Iris M. (1992). Colonialism and Culture, (pg. 194). Indiana University Press.
4. Ferreira, Keith N. (2005). Uncertaintyism, (pg. 29). iUniverse.
5. Ferreira, Keith N. (2003). Intellectual Jazz II, (pg. 83). iUniverse.

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