Carbon dating pros and cons
that discarding the blind-test method would expose the results – whatever they may be – to suspicion of unreliability. Shredding the samples would not solve the problem, while making it much more difficult and wasteful to clean the samples properly.
Pro You have someone new to invite to family gatherings. Pro Your grown children will stop bugging you to "get out there and find someone." Con Your grown children will start bugging you about something else — most likely something that involves your faulty parenting from ages ago.Pro You'll have someone other than your buddies to laugh with late at night.Con A late night can be hellish when your date has no sense of humor.The lab representatives were not present at this packaging process, in accordance with the protocol.The labs were also each given three control samples (one more than originally intended), that were: and communicated their results to the British Museum.I went through all that — for decades, in fact, a period during which I met men I liked and men I didn't.
A few might be keepers, I thought; others (many others! Along the way, I started compiling the pros and cons of dating.
Pro If you find that "special someone," you'll never have to date again.
Con New life partners come with baggage — but that's a story for another time!
The remaining sample, measuring 81 mm × 16 mm (3.19 in × 0.63 in) and weighing 300 mg, was first divided in two equal parts, one of which was preserved in a sealed container, in the custody of the Vatican, in case of future need.
The other half was cut into three segments, and packaged for the labs in a separate room by Dr Tite and the archbishop.
I hope you'll have fun reading my yeas and nays below — and that you'll conclude, as I eventually did, there's no compelling reason not to start dating again.