Nests, eggs, and babies are a challenge to a Flood model, but there are enough unknowns associated with the data that solid conclusions are difficult to draw.
The part that impacts and volcanism play in a Flood paradigm will be briefly discussed.
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Within the uniformitarian paradigm, the meteorite impact theory, once considered ‘outrageous’, now is the dominant theory.Spector and Kitsuse assert that a condition (e.g., family violence) becomes a social problem only when individuals and groups make claims that a condition is problematic and argue that the condition should be eradicated or that it is in need of intervention .Child abuse, for example, came to the public's attention in the 1870s when the abuse of a specific young girl was "discovered." The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals asserted that this young girl should not be abused because, technically, she is an animal .At RAND, we share our research publications in digital format free of charge as a public service.RAND disseminates the results of our work as broadly as possible to benefit the public good.To understand the emergence of elder abuse as a social problem, it is helpful to examine it within the historical context of family violence.