Chances are, you learned a simplified version of the technique at one point—if you remember your chemistry teacher discussing isotopes, half-lives, hourglasses, well, that was it—but have since removed the lesson to a box labeled "High School Amnesia" in some dark corner of your brain.If you're reading this now, however, you might be curious to reopen that box in an effort to follow my argument as I answer the title of this post (or, if nothing else, to avoid admitting that chemistry was "not really your thing").
Also, he wanted to sell his magazines, but the ICR would not help him.
Fundamentalism emphasises the primacy of religious belief and authority in all spheres of human life.
The most pronounced characteristics [of fundamentalists] include the following: (a) a prominent emphasis on the inerrancy of the Bible, the absence from it of any sort of error; (b) extreme hostility to modern theology and to the methods, results and implications of modern critical study of the Bible; (c) the belief that those who do not share their religious viewpoint are not ‘true Christians’ at all.
These two measures of time will only be the same if all of the assumptions which go into the conventional radiocarbon dating technique are valid.
Comparison of ancient, historically dated artifacts (from Egypt, for example) with their radiocarbon dates has revealed that radiocarbon years and calendar years are not the same even for the last 5,000 calendar years.