Re: Article on two books in latest PSCF

From: Charles Carrigan <CCarriga@olivet.edu>
Date: Wed Sep 21 2005 - 15:18:03 EDT

 
 
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Charles W. Carrigan, Ph.D.
Olivet Nazarene University
Dept. of Geology
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>>> janice matchett janmatch@earthlink.net> 09/21/05 12:39 PM >>
### This perspective speaks for me:
(b) that most of the arguments for long timescales are paradigm-driven rather than scientific;

 
 
This statement (b) is absolute nonsense. As one who wrote an MS thesis and a Ph.D. dissertation that relied heavily on geochronologic data, I can assure you with utmost confidence that arguments for long timescales are NOT paradigm driven. They are driven by a wealth of chemistry and physics applied to natural earth materials.
 
Best,
Charles
 
Received on Wed Sep 21 15:22:56 2005

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