Radiometric Dating and Long Ages?

How Did We Get the Idea of Millions of Years?

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Part 3



This is Ken Ham, inviting you to come to the Cincinnati area to see the Ark Encounter.


Yesterday, we learned that long ages for earth’s history didn’t come from the rocks themselves. The idea of long ages came from scientists who rejected God’s Word before they ever looked at the rocks. But have further studies confirmed the millions of years?

Well, the most common “proof” of long ages is radiometric dating. But this dating method is founded on assumptions that can’t be proven. And radiometric dating has been shown to be false.

Here is an example: Mount St. Helens in Washington was dated to be between half a million and 2.8 million years old. But the dome rocks of Mount St. Helens? Well, they were formed in 1980 when the volcano erupted!

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