Entropy is a figure of speech…

“Entropy is a figure of speech, then” sighed Nefastis,”a metaphor. It connects the world of thermodynamics to the world of information flow. The Machine uses both. The Demon makes the metaphor not only verbally graceful, but also objectively true.”
“But what,” she felt like some kind of a heretic, “if the Demon only exists because the two equations look alike? Because of the metaphor?
-crying of lot 49

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