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Carbon dating works on the principle that animals, plants absorb carbon dioxide from the air as long as they live. Carbon that has a mass of 14 atoms is radiocarbon while carbon normally holds 12. When the animals for example die their C-14 atoms begin to disintegrate at a steady rate while Carbon (with 12 atoms) does not.
The age of a felled tree can be calculated by its tree rings, one for every year of its life. These rings vary in width depending on weather and climate for that year. Growth patterns for individual species will be same for wide areas. Dendrochronology is a scientific technique by which one can date a tree by comparing with master patterns available for the particular year in question.
From the above I dare suppose that truth as we demonstrate in our lives can be compared with Truth. How such an abstract term as Truth be quantified?
In my opinion energy level of each human being is same (ref. my post of Oct 8), and Energy being constant, relevance of each may be set down in terms of energy wasted or gained. If I use a moral yardstick actions that have helped others or made the world a better place will have high positive value. By the same token bad actions will show a reading, negative and on the debit side. In such an energy profile everything concerning my life is recorded in terms of energy.

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