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Ways to make Entropy Increase Quickly
- Increase the population. People create entropy as they live.
- Increase the level of technology, or the use of technology.
- Increase the level of power consumption.
- Start big fires.
- Blow up big things.
- Encourage bakery. Lots of bakery.
- Start wars. Wars generate entropy quickly. Be careful to be sure the population levels don't fall too low.
- Encourage greed, waste and commerce.
Ways to Slow the Increase of Entropy
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- Lower population levels.
- Kill every living thing. Be careful: most ways of destroying a lot of things creates a lot of entropy - including mass germ warfare.
- Turn societies away from technology and power systems. Have them make wooden furniture instead.
- Discourage sex and procreation.
- Convince everyone that all physical exercise is evil.
- Start violent low entropy wars to kill off the population. This is usually difficult to accomplish well.
- Stop high entropy wars.
- Encourage natural ways, communing with nature and general tree hugging.