Ten Characteristics of Entropy in Society and How to Adapt to Them

Ron McIntyre
5 min readMar 22, 2024

Entropy in a societal context can refer to the notion of disorder or unpredictability that arises within social systems over time. This concept, borrowed from thermodynamics, which measures disorder or randomness in a physical system, can be applied metaphorically to understand social change, complexity, and the challenges of maintaining order in societies. We can use the…

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Ron McIntyre

Ron McIntyre is a Leadership Anthropologist, Author, and Consultant, who, in semi-retirement, is looking to help people who really want to make a difference.