'Dogma on the Rocks'

Your editorial presents with great clarity, brevity and conviction the main evidence for placing the age of the Earth at more than 4 billion years.

You must be aware that it will sway none whose mind-set is that of the creationists. Let us hope, though, that some who read it are teetering between absolute religious fundamentalism and common sense. Perhaps they can be brought back to reality.

H.W. ANDERSON

La Jolla

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