I'm also examining Carbon-14 dating more closely. I heard somewhere that a man dug up a chicken bone and it was dated to something like 14,000 years ago, or some nonsense. We may not understand radioactive decay well enough to use it as a sample. They say that the short term measure can vary wildly. The long term measure may also vary wildly.
Theoretical science, existential spirituality, sprinkled with elements of sociology, anthropology, transhumanism, and funk. [The technical explanation of funk is 'having major skill']