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Author Topic:   Validity of Radiometric Dating
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Message 196 of 200 (763052)
07-20-2015 4:05 AM
Reply to: Message 195 by 46&2
06-21-2015 3:09 AM

Re: Interested
Interesting, really.... I would like to know how one would determine that someone is certainly bankrupt in regards to morality apart from the Christian God?

Edited by hbgmysite, : No reason given.

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Message 197 of 200 (832745)
05-09-2018 11:11 AM
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07-16-2014 1:06 PM

Re: why wiki may be a poor source
ringo writes:

Science depends entirely on disagreement. Scientists try to falsify their own hypotheses - if they don't, somebody else might do it for them and make them look bad.

Well we all disagree a lot around here. Maybe that makes us all scientists~!

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Message 198 of 200 (832760)
05-09-2018 3:20 PM
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05-09-2018 11:11 AM

Re: why wiki may be a poor source
Phat writes:

Well we all disagree a lot around here. Maybe that makes us all scientists~!

No, it isn't the disagreement that makes science. It's trying to figure out which side of the disagreement - if either - is correct.

An honest discussion is more of a peer review than a pep rally. My toughest critics here are the people who agree with me. -- ringo

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Message 199 of 200 (850873)
04-15-2019 9:51 PM

seamount and volcano chains
The correlation of dates of volcanoes in seamount chains and land based volcanoes with distance travelled from a hot spot is good evidence for the validity of RM dating. The H-E chain is a great example.

YEC can say only the "right"dates get published.

Does anyone here have references for relevant dates from the 60s and early 70s before plate tectonics was accepted? A date which was found after publication to be consistent with distance travelled would be quite telling.

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04-15-2019 10:23 PM
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04-15-2019 9:51 PM

Re: seamount and volcano chains
YEC can say only the "right"dates get published.

Not quite what you're asking for, but here's something that Glenn R. Morton wrote before his religious melt-down in which he examines John Woodmorappe's (pseudonym of a high school teacher, as I understand it) list of "bad dates" -- https://morton-yec-archive.blogspot.com/...age-of-earth.html. Basically, most of the "bad dates" that Woodmorappe presented ended up being too young, not "too old" as a YEC would want bad dates to be in order to reflect their false beliefs.

Edited by dwise1, : "reflect their false beliefs", not "reflect his false beliefs"

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