JD: 66 million years ago there was supposedly a dinosaur killing asteroid that hit the earth. With the first question, how do they know it was 66 million years ago? How accurate can they judge that?
DD: That number 66 million years is coming from the uniform view of the slow formation of the earth’s layers. The 65 million years is by no means a fact.
JD: Is it more interesting to think about it well it was maybe 6,000 years ago?
DD: Interesting thing Jimmy this mile thickness above it is all limestone which we believe was deposited during the Genesis flood.
JD: And that of course would be about 4,500 years ago so it brings it into that young earth time period of about 6,000 years from creation up until today. This has been the story that I’ve heard for so many years Don, that it was an asteroid that came out of the heavens hit the earth and destroyed all of the dinosaurs. Now as I understand it dinosaurs which is a great creative act by the Lord they were created on the 6th day of creation. Can we say that all the dinosaurs were killed? Do they have evidence of that?
DD: Well no that’s very debatable. Dinosaurs were part of day number 6 the creation week. They lived in early history. Adam could have well have named the types of dinosaurs. What happened to the dinosaurs is another question. Instead of some sort of asteroid or comet collision we believe that the earth got colder in the post flood years. There was an ice age and maybe that led to the gradual extinction of the dinosaurs.