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Creationist time

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Creationist time is a method of comparing periods of time through a conversion of the age of the Earth as supported by Young Earth Creationism to the one supported by science.


The age of the Earth and the age of the Universe supported by Young Earth Creationists is approximately 6000 years old (hey it's possible, probable is a different matter). According to the deep time and Old Earth Creationism theories, the Earth is 4.54 billion years old, and the Universe is approximately 13.7 billion years old (okay, the Creationists aren't that far off). Because using the age of the Universe creates such a minuscule number[1], and the debate is much more focused on the Earth, Creationist time is based on the scientific age of the earth only, to create this formula:

Po=Period of time as Old Earth
Py=Period of time as Young Earth
P_o\times\, \frac{6000}{4.54\times 10^9} \, =P_y

This will convert any period of time, to how long it would take according to Young Earth creationists. It is also very important to denote any specific years with BC/AD when speaking in Creationist time, or else prove yourself to be guilty of atheist liberal deceit.


  1. Like 0.000000438 but hey who's counting?