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Creation Ministries International's 101 evidences for a young earth refuted

101 evidences for a young age of the Earth and the universe is an extensive list of arguments for young Earth creationism (YEC), written by Don Batten in June 2009 for Creation Ministries International. This article is RationalWiki's in-depth refutation of each claimed point of evidence.

In addition to numerous factual errors and failures to understand the theories which it is intended to criticize, the document suffers from faulty logic. A full list of arguments broken down by fallacy is at the end of the page.

The apparent intent of the text is to help other creationists struggling with cognitive dissonance, and for use as a conversion tool.

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