Same Data, Different Interpretations?

It is a common claim of young-earth creationists that they are looking at the same data as mainstream scientists, and merely interpreting it differently. But in actual fact, reality, with its hard facts, has a way of changing our minds even when we are determined to interpret things differently. And so I share this more accurate depiction by David Hayward of how facts and data relate to our preconceived notions, unless we glue them immovably in place.

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