That’s right – Carbon Dating is good only if it reveals data under 6000 years old….
In the news today is the newest (re)discovery of Noah’s Ark. I saw rediscovery, because this happens about once or twice a week or so.
CHINESE and Turkish evangelical explorers believe they may have found Noah’s Ark – 4000m up a mountain in Turkey.
The team said it had recovered wooden specimens from a structure on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey that carbon dating proved was 4800 years old, around the same time the ark is said to have been afloat.
“It’s not 100 per cent that it is Noah’s Ark but we think it is 99.9 per cent that this is it,” said Yeung Wing-cheung, a Hong Kong documentary filmmaker and member of the 15-strong team from Noah’s Ark Ministries International.
The structure had several compartments, some with wooden beams, which were believed to house animals, he said. (read the rest here)
I do tend to believe the bible, and I don’t mind so much people spending lots of money trying to prove something – except you know, that they could be spending that same money on trying to actually live the bible. I don’t much care for the hypocrisy of certain things, or the money making machine that this is becoming.