I also have a scheme that I believe can defeat the generalized second law. My scheme is called “intelligence.”
That Darwinism seems even superficially plausible depends completely on the ability of living things to reproduce themselves without significant degradation.
You do not need to study mutations for thirty years to predict that bombarding plant chromosomes with radiation will not lead to major agricultural advances.
Natural selection is not, after all, the one natural process in the universe that can make nature run backward.
Quite honestly, I think we should be grateful to people like Coyne and Hawking, who carry materialism to its logical conclusions.