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No scientific method can prove the age of the universe or the earth, and that includes the ones we have listed here.Although age indicators are called "clocks" they aren't, because all ages result from calculations that necessarily involve making assumptions about the past.This nullifies the carbon-14 method as well as demonstrating that the earth is less than 10,000 years old. One suspects that the scientific world would not be using the carbon-14 method if it were so obviously flawed.Could it be that the whole scientific community has missed this point, or is it another case of creationist daydreaming?When you make up your own rules, you can always win the game—and no one is better at making up rules than Ken Ham.
A list of arguments broken down by fallacy is presented at the end of this page.
We stick the garden hose in and turn it on full blast.
The water coming out of the hose is analogous to the continuous production of carbon-14 atoms in the upper atmosphere.
Scientists have determined, using radiocarbon dating, the age of fossils in the fossil record.
Because radiocarbon has a half-life of 5,730 years—that is, it takes 5,730 years for half a sample of radiocarbon to decay—it is ostensibly possible to accurately determine the age of a thing by looking at the amount of radiocarbon it contains.