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The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo.
Young Earth creationism (YEC) is the belief that the planet Earth, and indeed the entire universe, was created from nothing in six days, approximately six to ten thousand years ago, by the god of the Abrahamic religions (Christianity, Judaism, and Islam). Adherents to young Earth creationism are known as "young Earth creationists".

A firm belief in the Biblical worldwide flood and the story of Noah is also a cornerstone of young Earth creationism. The flood is used by proponents of YEC to explain almost all observations that scientists have interpreted as pointing to a significantly older Earth.

This article examines and critiques the lack of evidence to support any of these claims.

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