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December 19, 2014


I think it's time to evaluate the presuppositions of geological time and of Ussher time, lay them side-by-side on one table, and make the comparison clear.

Ussher's presuppositions are pretty clear, I think.

Do we have an adequate story for the establishment of geological time (i.e. the interpretation of rock layers in years)? Who was the first geologist or astronomer to propose a date that fits in today's timescale? When was the timescale accepted, and who was party to the acceptance?

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