Evolutionary Dating Flaws

Evolutionary dating methods are inherently flawed. Even those who espouse the ancient earth philosophy are forced to admit that their dating methods are often wildly inaccurate and that they produce anomalous results. Consider:
“Several years ago some scientists discovered human bones buried under thick deposits of mud in California. The bones were submitted to ‘competent’ authorities who declared them to be about 75,000 years old. Unfortunately, however, as they dug deeper, they found an old United States Army button. Now, maybe the United States had an army 75,000 years ago–or just maybe the scientific dating methods are not all that reliable” (Wayne Jackson, “Scientific Red Faces,” Reasoning from Revelation, Jan., ’91, p. 3).
“Recently an archaeological excavation team, led by professor Mitsuo Kawaga of Beppu University, discovered drawings on the wall of a cave on the Japanese island of Kyushu. The excited scientists announced that the drawings were from 10,000 to 13,000 years old. Alas, a lifelong resident of the area came forward to confess that he had often scribbled on the walls of the cave when he was a boy. The ‘scientists’ had only missed it by about 99.99%” (Ibid).
“USA Today. February 200. Red-Faced scientists today were forced to admit that archaeoraptor, which editors of National Geographic magazine had announced in the July 1999 issue as the “missing link” between dinosaurs and birds, turned out to be a clever forgery by a Chinese smuggler. The supposedly bird-like creature, with the tail of a meat-eating dinosaur, sprouted its remarkable tail recently, rather than 120 million years ago” (Duane Schmidt, “Red-Faced Scientists,” And God Created Darwin, p. 118).
“In the June 1982 issue of Industrial Research and Development, Dr. Frederic B. Jueneman said, ‘The age of the globe is thought to be some 4.5 billion years, based on radiodecay rates … Such ‘confirmation’ may be short-lived, as nature is not to be discovered quite so easily. There has been in recent years the horrible realization that radiodecay rates are not as constant as previously thought, nor are they immune to environmental influences … And this could mean that the atomic clocks are reset during some global disaster, and events which brought the Mesozoic (Age–of the geologic time scale) to a close may not be 65 million years ago but, rather, within the age and memory of man.” Commenting on Dr. Jueneman’s disclosure, Wayne Jackson observed, “This is an utterly devastating admission. It concedes that if some global disaster has occurred in the ancient past (what about the biblical Flood?), then the radiometic clocks are virtually worthless” (Wayne Jackson, “Earth-dating Techniques–Assumptions Required,” Creation, Evolution, and the Age of the Earth, p. 9).
These kinds of examples could be multiplied a thousand-fold, and yet theistic evolutionists continue to produce and endorse “evidence” (i.e., propaganda) of an old earth while simultaneously wiping “egg off their faces.” How can they consistently do so? The answer is, “They can’t.” But rather than admit the accuracy and authority of Scripture, so-called “scientists” hold up fanciful conjecture as indisputable fact.
The earth did not evolve over eons of time; it was created in less than a week. Moses, through inspiration (2 Timothy 3:16; cf 2 Peter 1:21) wrote, “…For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested…” (Exodus 31:17; cf. 20:11).

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