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“Eighty to eighty-five percent of earth’s land surface does not have even 3 geological periods appearing in ‘correct’ consecutive order … it becomes an overall exercise of gargantuan special pleading and imagination for the evolutionary-uniformitarian paradigm to maintain that there ever were geologic periods.”  (John Woodmorappe, geologist)

Did you know that the oldest living organism on earth is a tree?

That’s right.

The oldest living organism in the world is a tree called the Bristlecone Pine found in Southern California as depicted below for us in Allyn and Bacon Biology Science Textbook.

The Bristlecone Pine Tree is 4,300 years old.

That is one old tree!

But I have a question for you.

If the earth is millions of years old, why do we not have an older tree someplace? Why is the oldest tree only 4,300 years old?

Well, I have a theory about that.

I believe, according to the Bible, that about 6,000 years ago, God created the heaven and the earth.

4,400 years ago there was a Flood that destroyed the world, so the oldest tree should be less than 4,400 years old.

And look at that…it is! Amazing!

“As yet we have not been able to track the phylogenetic history of a single group of modern plants from its beginning to the present.”
(Chester A Arnold, Professor of Botany and Curator of Fossil Plants, University of Michigan, An Introduction to Paleobotany (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1947, p.7)


For more Age Limiting Factors:

Age Limiting Factors: The Sun

Age Limiting Factors: Earth’s Moon

Age Limiting Factors: The Geomagentic Field

Age Limiting Factors: Stars & Supernovas

Age Limiting Factors: Niagara Falls

Age Limiting Factors: Spiraling Galaxies

Age Limiting Factors: Red Giants

Age Limiting Factors: Sahara Desert

Age Limiting Factors: Earth’s Oldest Living Organism

Age Limiting Factors: Erosion Rates

Age Limiting Factors: Moon Dust

Age Limiting Factors: Earth’s Slowing Rotation