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Old Nov 20, 2012, 02:51 AM   #1
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How old do you think the Earth is?

Likely a few thousand years old or a few billion years old?
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 02:57 AM   #2
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4.54 0.05 billion years, which is the current estimation based on scientific method, according to Wikipedia.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 04:27 AM   #3
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4.54 0.05 billion years, which is the current estimation based on scientific method, according to Wikipedia.
Precisely. Give or take a few million years.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 04:46 AM   #4
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Certainly not a few thousand years FFS!
Creationism nonsense!
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:06 AM   #5
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It doesn't matter, we are all living inside a computer program anyway.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:11 AM   #6
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When I was in school I learned around 4bn years ... Given the answers before I must have left school 500 million years ago
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:19 AM   #7
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About six thousand years old.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:52 AM   #8
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:55 AM   #9
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The Earth came into existence at the time of my birth, and will cease to exist when I enter my grave.



In all seriousness, are we really asking this question in this day and age?
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:57 AM   #10
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probably more than 5900 years old, give or take a year or several billion
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:19 AM   #11
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[MOD NOTE]
Just a pre-emptive mod note. Please keep the PRSI material out of this thread.

To be sure there are many people who take the age of the earth based on their religious belief's. Lets not let that aspect and derail this thread
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:39 AM   #12
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Just a pre-emptive mod note. Please keep the PRSI material out of this thread.

To be sure there are many people who take the age of the earth based on their religious belief's. Lets not let that aspect and derail this thread
What alternative is there to scientific sanity, other than religious babble? Wouldn't be much of a discussion then.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:56 AM   #13
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What alternative is there to scientific sanity, other than religious babble? Wouldn't be much of a discussion then.
MOD NOTE: Exactly what we were asking you to avoid.

As you did in your first post in the thread you can answer the question posed, but not the reason why or discuss it. Within PRSI all would be fair game, but since the OP does not have access we don't typically move threads to there where the OP can't participate.

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