A helpful formulation comes from podcaster Scott Adams, of “Dilbert” fame, who comments entertainingly on the political scene.
You will be astonished by how corrupt science can become when reviewers are “very, very vigilant” to protect consensus science.
“Remove the sun,” wrote Isaac Asimov, “and the human brain would not have developed.”
The seems to be something very unnatural about an advanced civilization arising from the dust of a barren planet.
Dr. Sewell is fully aware of the standard objections to the classical version of the second law argument, but his thesis is not the classic unsophisticated version of the argument.