The geologists did not take kindly to Kelvin’s suggestion. The problem was that they agreed with his assumed history for the planet, and could find no mistake with his chosen parameters. Chamberlin (1843–1928), head of the Department of Geology at the University of Chicago was not prepared to concede defeat.‘Although incensed,’ Lewis explained, ‘most geologists were clearly intimidated by Kelvin’s authority and felt obliged to heed his arguments’ (p. After that it was just a matter of cranking the mathematical handle and the age popped out. He In geological circles this response is regarded as heroic but it really shows that the age issue cannot be resolved scientifically. ANDY: my body of water would have been dead sea because it dried up a long time ago. Your favorite body of water represents how you view sex and you view sex as tumultuous, unpredictable and salty. WHITNEY: I know everything I need to know about Conan O'Brien. CONAN: Watch Andy’s show in that Tahoe this weekend. WHITNEY: what is your favorite article of clothing.
In a game, the score is determined, not by impersonal scientific measurement, but by the strength, skill and creativity of the players. CONAN: Aren't they as smart as like a 2-year-old child? ANDY: yeah, they actually are and they actually are very sociable. CONAN: No one on a late-night talk show has said when it's an invertebrate in a long, long time. WHITNEY: there's a bunch of dead octopuses everywhere.Those who think that science has proved the earth is billions of years old should find this book disturbing.