This is what man attempts to replicate. When a key starts the ignition, it kick starts a process the machine moves, apparently on its own. So all machinery is man trying to capture the essentials of a natural process, and make it work for as long as possible for his own convenience.
And this is me with a blanket on top of the heater and that is my dog sharing the hot blanket. A good example of how we capture the heat with the blanket and stay warm the whole December day.