Radiometric dating evidence evolution

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Similarly, some rocks return radiometric “ages” twice as old as the accepted age for earth.Most rocks return conflicting radiometric “ages.” In these cases, researchers select results that match what they already believe about earth’s age (see the section Brand New Rocks Give Old “Ages” for details of this study and several others like it).Fossil remains are found in sedimentary rock layers.Layers of sediment form when various size particles (e.g., dirt, rocks, and vegetation) accumulate in places such as deserts, rivers, lakes, and the ocean.Belief in deep time rests upon evolution’s required time.That’s sure putting a lot of faith in something that can’t be tested through direct observation.If that had happened, Darwin’s ideas would have been refuted and abandoned.Instead, radioactive dating indicates that Earth is about 4.5 billion years old—plenty of time for evolution and natural selection to take place.[i] But as we show here, geologists do not use radioactivity to establish the age of certain rocks.

Also, keen observations in the field testify that the sediments comprising the ancient rock layers were laid down , not slowly over millions of years.Most texts teach that it takes a long time for these sediments to build up, with older layers buried beneath younger layers.Fossils found in lower layers are deemed to be older than those in the upper layers, older on the bottom younger on the top.The first fatal flaw is that it relies upon assumptions.The assumptions are untestable because we cannot go back millions of years to verify the findings done today in a laboratory, and we cannot go back in time to test the original conditions in which the rocks were formed.

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