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It measures the time elapsed since death but is limited in scale to no more than about 50,000 years ago.Other methods, such as Uranium/Lead, Potassium/Argon, Argon/Argon and others, are able to measure much longer time periods and are not restricted to things that were once alive.We typically have two options: Option-1 we accept new evidence and recalibrate our beliefs based on the new evidence OR Option-2: we deny the evidence and preserve the belief and as Carol Travis states in her talk, ” guess which one we choose”?
Dating schemes based on rates of radioactivity have been refined and scrutinized for several decades.It is simply unreasonable to put together a 1 hr talk to the climate deniers and expect them to “convert” just based on the merits of the evidence. Cause if it was that easy they would have already done so….right??We would not have a large swath of our county simultaneously holding conflicting beliefs. b) Better than Average Bias – also known as the “American Bias” i.e.we are better, smarter and more successful than most people.
While I typically am not the type to debate points related to religious beliefs there was this one instance where he mentioned that he did not believe that the earth was 4.5 billion years old.