It's probably the central problem of capitalism. Monetary systems draw no distinction between wealth creation and wealth extraction, and the second law of thermodynamics guarantees that the latter will always be much easier. When you design chips, cure diseases, or build rockets you are fighting entropy. When you addict, misinform, and con people entropy is on your side.
An unethical AI has more degrees of movement. It will always beat an ethical AI.
Literally an impossible thing to measure because it's subjective. If it makes money is adds wealth so by your standard anything goes.
I've never quite heard 'entropy' used as an argument, and though you might be a little bit correct in some sense of the word ... I don't think it holds true either physically or as an analogy :)
But bon-bons for trying.
That's my favourite 'most HN comment of the day'.
Or the addiction-feeding elements of healthcare -- opiates and other-than-therapeutic interventions.