How old is the Earth?

A scientist and a preacher observe a man standing on the shore next to a harbor looking at the neighboring island. A boat is docked in the harbor. Both the scientist and preacher agree that the boat likely came from the island. If it did, both agree that the boat would have taken approximately 10 hours to make the journey. The scientist and preacher ask the man ‘How long have you been standing there?’. The man does not answer. Instead, he turns his head to look at the boat in the harbor. The scientist reasons that the man must have been standing there for at least 10 … Continue reading How old is the Earth?