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Playing God and Proving Lies

So, I heard this report on the radio this week about how a group of researchers are all excited because they just proved that some crude tools and human teeth they found in China are 1.7 million years old.

Yes, million.

How did they “prove” it? By measuring magnetic particles in the rocks where they found the artifacts and gauging the age based on shifts in the earth’s magnetic poles over the past several thousand centuries.`

Come again?

First of all, who’s to say that the artifacts are the same age as the surrounding rocks? That conclusion, in and of itself, is flat out silly. What if I took a 1982 penny and threw it one some million-year-old dirt? Does that now mean the penny is a million years old?

More importantly, though, I’m supposed to believe science – which is inherently fallible and constantly changing – over the infallible and unchanging Word of God that He created mankind in His likeness. [Read more →]

January 1, 2009   2 Comments