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By the historical method we know that the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed on 6 February 1840.There is no 'scientific' method that could give us that knowledge.Later, this date was confirmed by two other dating methods (paleomagnetism and fission tracks), and was widely accepted.Then Richard Leakey found a skull (called KNM-ER 1470) the KBS tuff, a skull that looked far too modern to be 3 million years old.Tests by other scientists using paleomagnetism and fission tracks confirmed the lower date.

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And in your little 'analysis' you seem to have missed the first 'dates' that came in at 212–230 million years.It amazes me that I still hear all the regular mantras I heard in college as an unbeliever, "all real scientists believe in [macro] evolution." Groupthink is alive and well. ) Hi David, It seems that you have missed the point.This water dropping into a cylinder - explanation to refute dating was quite "simple" indeed. beforehand there were others who found 2.61 and 3 mill..... at least one would then assume with some confidence it should have occured between 1 and 4 million years ago... All dating methods are based on assumptions about age, not measurements of age.Hello John, It's not "science" but "evolutionary science" that we are talking about here.And while we call the assumptions behind the long-age evolutionary creation myth into question, we also provide an alternative.

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