Introduction Many people have been led to believe that carbon dating (along with other radioactive dating methods) proves the earth to be much older than 6,000 years old.
If the dates received from carbon dating are accurate, it would be a huge problem for those who believe in the Genesis account of creation.
Lloyd Anderson, far right, takes home-schooled children on a tour of the land around Mount St.
Helens, pointing out geologic structures formed by the volcano’s eruption in 1980 that young-Earth creationists say support their beliefs.“Look! ” Lloyd Anderson springs ahead of the small group of visitors he has been leading through Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
C) dating usually want to know about the radiometric dating methods that are claimed to give millions and billions of years—carbon dating can only give thousands of years.
People wonder how millions of years could be squeezed into the biblical account of history. Christians, by definition, take the statements of Jesus Christ seriously.
Prefacing astrology with “high-tech” doesn’t make it any more valid; nor would it render a true conclusion false.
This section is intended to cast doubt on the reliability of the scans being used.
In fact, if an object contains (radioactive) carbon, this should be a clue that the object may not be any older than 50,000 years.But in case there is a real problem I shall endeavour to only call them CT scans in this post, lest all my readers see “high tech” and become brainwashed.Regardless of whether there is some kind of wordplay involved, at the end of the day the science stands and falls on its own.Ironically, despite its popularity, it is also one of the most misunderstood methods of dating.Many people mistakenly believe carbon dating can be used to date objects that are millions or even billions of years old.