Arrow Of Time Quotes (2 quotes)
Disorder increases with time because we measure time in the direction in which disorder increases.
The increase of disorder or entropy with time is one example of what is called an arrow of time something that gives a direction to time and distinguishes the past from the future. There are at least three different directions of time. First, there is the thermodynamic arrow of timethe direction of time in which disorder or entropy increases. Second, there is the psychological arrow of time. This is the direction in which we feel time passesthe direction of time in which we remember the past, but not the future. Third, there is the cosmological arrow of time. This is the direction of time in which the universe is expanding rather than contracting.