We will deal with carbon dating first and then with the other dating methods.
Carbon has unique properties that are essential for life on Earth.
This is all seemingly fine until you evaluate the assumptions that this system is built upon.
In order for the radiometric dating system to be accurate, the system would: a.) Need to be a closed system. That is, that the process was not or is not affected by any outside or inside influences. Since the establishment of the system, the decay or process rate has remained stable and unchanged.
The process is unhindered in development, it is separate from outside factors. If it were changed, then any calculation of the earth's age or the sample's age would be incorrect. The idea that a system in nature could remain closed (that is, not influenced by any outside sources) for millions or billions of years is absurd to the highest degree. Is it possible to know the original components of a system formed billions of years ago?
b.) Not have any of the daughter components present in the initial system. If there existed any of the daughter components in the original system, you would have to know that amount and incorporate it into your calculations. To obtain a proper date, you would need to compensate for the fluctuating process rate. Is there such a thing in nature as a closed system? According to evolutionists, there were no humans around during that time, so the notion that we can know the original components is once again absurd. What process rate in an open system remains unchanged?
We are expected to believe that the issue is settled.
One rare form has atoms that are 14 times as heavy as hydrogen atoms: carbon-14, or C ratio gets smaller.
Radiometric dating is based on the decay rate of these isotopes into stable nonradioactive isotopes.
To date an object, scientists measure the quantity of parent and daughter isotope in a sample, and use the atomic decay rate to determine its possible age.
What do you think about the knife that was found recently and dated to be millions of years old?
Doesn’t that make you question the bible’s creation story?