Theme of the universe = waste resources?

I will try to lurk more. Again, I am not on the same science level as others. Likely,

Presumably most of us come here to learn and offer some advice when necessary, at least those without an agenda do, other then a scientific agenda of course!
 
I have lost track of current star estimates. I think the Milky Way galaxy was updated recently to 400 billion. Then I read galaxy estimates were up to 2 trillion recently. That is a lot of stars!

All those stars...burning their precious fuel away (via fusion)...advancing closer to the day they will deplete their fuel entirely. For what purpose? To cast their energy and light (photons) into the vast emptiness of space? Rarely contacting anything. Nothing benefiting from that wasted star energy?

Indeed, when I examine our own local solar system (to scale, on paper), I am convinced that 99.999% (or more) of our sun's light does not contact Earth or any other celestial body in our neighborhood! Just wasted energy over billions of years!

I ponder things many days...today included. Is the underlying "theme" or purpose of our universe to simply waste matter/energy? If we conclude yes...should mankind comply with this theme? Use whatever resources we can...as fast as we can! Then move on to the next resource and use it up also. When gone? Expand out to other planets and tap them resources good too! After that? Get out to the other solar systems asap and start using those resources? With little regard to preservation or conservation?

I understand this is a bold topic I present. Especially in a world which has daily headlines of "conserve this" and "conserve that". Still, looking at the cosmos... that type of practice(conserving) is opposite, or non compliant to what we observe and understand!

In closing. I believe waste is 99.99999999% of what the universe does. Every second, of every day. Senseless and absolute waste of resources. Who is mankind to question this theme or be arrogant and not follow it?

Christian fundamentalism disguised as science
and ... you have not stated an alternative theory...
this is more a religion or free thoughts thread topic.
probably more free thoughts or alternate religion as you are defining a philosophical belief system as a religious contextual comprehensive mandate to reality.
, with narrative subtext toward a position of inquiry which is possibly false.

anywho...
 
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In either event it wastes....it wastes...it wastes
Since it is commonly stated ENERGY CANNOT BE CREATED OR DISTROYED ✓
where does the waste come in?

We have X amount of energy at the start of the Universe and we still have X amount of energy

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Universe Recycles
Unicycles ...
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Since it is commonly stated ENERGY CANNOT BE CREATED OR DISTROYED ✓
where does the waste come in?
Energy which does not do any work any longer or is used for an undocumented natural function.
Example: Sequestered Bio-Energy.
Photosynthesis is the process plants use to convert sunlight into chemical energy. The process of photosynthesis can be modeled to illustrate the most important aspects of the natural phenomenon. Through this process, plants use energy in sunlight to turn carbon dioxide gas and water into sugar. Plants then use this sugar to grow. At the same time, plants produce oxygen gas as a waste product which animals breathe.
https://brainly.com/question/11541182
We have X amount of energy at the start of the Universe and we still have X amount of energy
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More and more energy is becoming "sequestered"?
Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) is the process of extracting bioenergy from biomass and capturing and storing the carbon, thus removing it from the atmosphere
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bio-energy_with_carbon_capture_and_storage
 
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This you are calling waste?

OK
Sequestered oil from a few billion years of compressed decaying organic matter made up a lot of energy 200 years ago. Since then we have rereleased that energy back into the atmosphere, plus releasing the CO2 which was the sequestering medium, deep in the earth.

Where does the waste come in? Is energy ever wasted or can it be stored and used discreetly?
 
Where does the waste come in? Is energy ever wasted or can it be stored and used discreetly?

I agree with you Is energy ever wasted.....
My sarcasm does over in print

No I was questioning TabbyStar

So I agree that said universe is not sentient. However, it either was designed or resulted randomly. In either event it wastes....it wastes...it wastes without, to me, purpose or benefit in any substantial way

Having revisited this I looked more closely at

So I agree that said universe is not sentient. However, it either was designed

Seriously?????

Red flag planted

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