The End Game

Perfect Order & the Second Law of Thermodynamics

The moral law, C.  S. Lewis notes in Mere Christianity, is the only Law of Nature we can choose to disobey. The rest of them—like the laws of gravity or electromagnetism—demand compliance. They are so deeply woven into the fabric of the universe we rarely give them a second thought. But we should. They reflect the orderliness and constancy of our Maker. And they must be intricately fine-tuned, both individually and synergistically, for life to exist at all.

We are designed to operate under them, but unless we examine the physics that goes along with these laws of nature, it’s easy to miss their beauty and significance. Few of us could sufficiently understand the science that would lead to that...


is a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy (B. S., Aerospace Engineering) and Biola University (M.A., Christian Apologetics). Recently retired, his professional aviation career included 8 years in the U. S. Marine Corps flying the AV-8B Harrier attack jet and nearly 32 years as a commercial airline pilot. Bob blogs about Christianity and the culture at: True Horizon.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #62, Fall 2022 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |


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