It's a breakthrough! I just did the math on the age of the earth with the help of the billing department in a major D.C. law firm. Take 7,000 years for a young earth, convert it to billable hours, and bingo - you get 5 billion years. The divide between young earth Creationists and modern science is a lot smaller than we thought! Who would have guessed that lawyers would be the missing link that brought harmony to science and some forms of religion?

Personally, I'm an old earth guy, still clinging to religion as well as science, who believes that this incredible universe was created in a wise, orderly manner consistent with all empirical observations. It's far too clever and beautiful for anything else. I share some of my personal views on science and LDS religion on my LDSFAQ page: Science and LDS Teachings.
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