October 4, 2018 7 pm, map
Geology, Isotope Dating and the Flood, Part 2
In our year long study of geology we have seen that the intercontinental extent of many rock layers and the discontinuities between them. These indicate that intercontinental geologic events generated most of the rock layers, not local processes. Also many aspects of the fossil content of these rock layers indicate that the destruction and redeposition of a previously existing and very diverse ecology is the best explanation for the observed fossil record. Last month we looked at the substantial radiocarbon content of the fossil bearing rock layers. Since radiocarbon is know to decay away in less than a hundred thousand years, its near universal presence in these fossil bearing rock layers indicate that the fossils, rock layers, and the processes that put them in place are less than a hundred thousand years old. Some will challenge that this radiocarbon is due to contamination but they will in turn be challenged to explain how that contamination could happen in a hundred thousand years – no one has been yet able to do so.
On October 4 we will look at the slow decaying isotopes in the rock layers. These also exist almost universally in the rock layers and given the standard conventional assumption they produce dates that are very old, hundreds of millions or billions of years! This isotopic content of the rocks is in sharp contrast with all of the data in the paragraph above. Could some of the conventional assumptions be faulty? Might there be even more to it than that? Come join us for this fascinating dating mystery. It is sure to be an adventure in learning!