Above is a mock “human free energy table” showing the thermodynamic data quantities for a selection of 13 hypothetical people, wherein the names of the “organic substances” from Raymond Chang’s 1998 thermodynamic data table (Ѻ) have been replaced with a random selection of popular 2015 baby names (Ѻ), shown with the symbol male (m), female (f), or other (o). As of 2000, human molecular formulas have been calculated; and attempts, historically, a smattering of attempts have been made at gauging the other variables: ΔH°f (human enthalpy), ΔG°f (human free energy), and S° (human entropy), albeit not in “mol” units, as “hmol” is a near-virgin theoretical concept.
In hmolscience, human free energy table, or “human thermodynamic data table”, is a thermodynamic data table that lists the enthalpy of formation, Gibbs energy of formation (see: human free energy of formation), and entropy of each person in a given formation state of existence, of a given social system of people, country, and and or the global population. [1]

In 1946, Percy Bridgman, amid the Harvard "what is life debate?", stated his so-called Bridgman paradox, i.e. that one theoretically cannot calculate thermodynamic data variables for animals or humans, because to do so, one would have to "destroy" the organism; Bridgman's statement on this as as follows: [2]

“How can we compute or even evaluate the entropy of a living being? In order to compute the entropy of a system, it is necessary to be able to create or to destroy it in a reversible way. We can think of no reversible process by which a living organism can be created or killed: both birth and death are irreversible processes. There is absolutely no way to define the change of entropy that takes place in an organism at the moment of death.”

In 1957, English electrical engineer and physicist Keith Burton made the first thermodynamic table for so-called "biochemical species", showing the free energy of formation for about 100 biochemical species. [4]

In 1975, Norman Dolloff, in his Heat Death and the Phoenix, gave the following what we might call "organism synthesis equation":

Dolloff organism formation equation

where Σni represents the “sum of simpler chemical species”. This, +/- signs (of Gibbs energy change) aside, seems to be one of the first coherent attempts at stating that humans have a Gibbs free energy of formation, i.e. a human free energy of formation.

In 1993, Martin Goldstein discussed the difficulties involved in calculating the entropy of a mouse, via the standard procedures used to calculate the entropies of simple molecules; the following is a condensed excerpt his discussion: [1]

“To apply thermodynamics to the problem of how life got started, we must ask what net energy and entropy changes would have been if simple chemical substances, present when the earth was young, were converted into living matter [as in the formation of a mouse] … to answer this question [for each process], we must determine the energies and entropies of everything in the initial state and final state.”

In circa 1995, American electrochemical engineer Libb Thims, as a student in his chemical thermodynamics engineering class, conceived of the idea of people reacting together would fit on a standard thermodynamic data table; the notion was largely a curious puzzle at this point (see: Thims thought experiment), and for some years; the following is a mock rendition of this conceptual thought experiment:

Lewis to Thims (free energy table)

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Human free energy (diagram)
An artistic rendition of Daniel Schroeder's 2000 diagram showing that synthesis a human, all one needs is to is to add a certain amount of "energy, equal to TS, [which] can flow in spontaneously as heat" into the system, thereby allowing for a negative free energy of formation. [3]
In 2000, Daniel Schroeder, in his An Introduction to Thermal Physics, included a diagram, a human-modified version shown adjacent, that explains the “creation” of a rabbit (or human) in chemical thermodynamic terms, namely that: [3]

“To create a rabbit [or human] out of nothing and place it on the table, the magician need not summon up the entire enthalpy, H = U + PV. Some energy, equal to TS, can flow in spontaneously as heat; the magician must provide only the difference, G = H – TS, as work.”

In 2007, Libb Thims, in his Human Chemistry, following dialogue on the near trivial simplicity of Helen Fisher and her four personality type pair matching scheme at Chemistry.com dating site, outlined the future idea of a human free energy table; as follows: [1]

“In human chemical terms, however, the only true way to find the absolute most reactive pure match is by constructing a free energy table of the world’s population. This would be analogous to Goethe’s affinity table of 1809. Moreover, through the use of chemical kinetics, one can also pre-determine how fast reactions will go, when certain love reactions will end, which pairs will debond, etc.

In the future, science will be able to tell a young child, for example, that he or she, based on their human molecular data sets, will be predisposed with the tendency to have three to five main love reactions in the course of their life or conversely that he or she will be predisposed with the tendency towards having one main love reaction lasting through their life course. These reaction predictions, of course, will depend on the human molecules involved.”

Then, following digression on how affinity tables (Geoffroy, 1718) turned into free energy tables (Lewis, 1923), Thims stated:

“In the coming millennium, we propose that someone will construct a digitized, complete, and exacting world encompassing, human affinity table, updated on the microsecond, able to categorize the rapports of billions of human molecules. That is, it will be possible for a willing and interested person to consult human affinity tables, or technically ‘human thermodynamic tables’, to see the energetic rankings of those human molecules with which he or she will be most apt to bond to or react with, as well as those human molecules for which chemical reactions would be extremely disfavored. The time, frustration, and mental repercussions of having gone through malformed, non-favored, or troubled reactions will be spared.

Once the inquisitive user puts themselves in the physical proximity of the other, the reaction would be irresistible. For the most intimate of personal reactions, one will be able to select the most chemically and thermodynamically matched person on the face of the earth to react with, such that no other human molecule would have the power or affinity to displace the one most potent, at least within the equilibrium confines the reaction window.”

Thims, to note, at this point, above, however, was not exactly clear that reactions are both thermodynamically controlled AND kinetically controlled, i.e. the timing and trajectories have to be "right" as well has being thermodynamically favored.

Human affinity table
See main: Human affinity table
In 1796 to 1808, German polyintellect Goethe made a conceptual "affinity table" of reacting people for his Bergman-based novella Elective Affinities (1809), aka the Goethe affinity table, which is shown below, itself built from the physical chemistry principles of the Bergman affinity table (1775), which is based on and derived from logic and principles of the Geoffroy affinity table (1718), which in turn derive from the principles and logic Newton's last and final "Query 31":

Geoffroy to Goethe affinity table (construction)
Goethe, in short, suppositioned that every person on the planet can be ordered on an affinity table, each person's reaction tendencies ordered with respect to everyone else on the planet, in decreasing order, one has to thereby have an deep understanding the the 1876 chemical thermodynamics work of Willard Gibbs, being that Gibbs energy is the modern way of measuring elective affinities, i.e. the micro attractions and repulsions between people (or chemicals), as proved by Helmholtz in his 1882 "On the Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes"; which is about what Libb Thims did as explained previously.

1. Thims, Libb. (2007). Human Chemistry (Volume Two) (§11: "Affinity and Free Energy", §§: Human affinity - Gibbs free energy - tables, pgs. 464-68). Morrisville, NC: LuLu.
2. Brillouin, Leon. (1949). “Life, Thermodynamics, and Cybernetics” (abs), American Scientist, Vol. 37, pgs. 554-68; In: Biology and Computation: a Physicist’s Choice (pgs. 37-51), by H. Gutfreudn and G. Toulouse. World Scientific, 1994; in: Maxwell’s Demon 2: Entropy, Classical and Quantum Information, Computing (pgs. 73-87), Harvey S. Leff, Andrew F. Rex. CRC Press, 2003.
3. Schroeder, Daniel V. (2000). An Introduction to Thermal Physics (magician diagram, pg. 150; one rabbit, two rabbit diagram, pg. 163). Addison Wesley Longman.
4. Krebs, H.A. and Kornberg, H.L. (1957). Energy Transformations in Living Matter (with an Appendix by K. Burton with 21 figures). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

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