"Scientific dating is not a way of measuring but a way of thinking." Science is a way of thinking and of course does require assumptions.
It seems to me that while creation ministries likes to question current scientific assumptions, they put forward no answers that are not subject to the same, if not more, criticism.
With reference to the theory of evolution, "if in doubt, throw it out". ago...) (if that's the Worst example a creation-site can find to discredit these kind of measurements...
Carbon dating method reliable
For example, if you do not accept dendrochronology as an accurate method or radio carbon dating which method do you accept and and on what grounds.
Also, can you identify a non Christian scientist who has provided scientific evidence for a young earth. Dear Bob, The only reliable way of knowing the age of anything is by the historical method, by eyewitnesses.
I always find it interesting how difficult it is for those of an evolutionary standpoint to even question the dogma they are taught.
The evolutionary 'Scientific method' seems to screen out any possible variant facts as irrelevant.
Every other method that is based on making measurements in the present amounts to, "What age would you like?