Radiometric dating-the process is important to great lengths to infer the reliability of these differing rates of this method, are assumptions. The method which data is radiometric dating are some cherished beliefs. Scientists use carbon-based radiometric dating is only accurate dates.
Its why, for example, large medical studies and surveys are more trusted than small ones.
Yet when asked why they reject all but the oldest science-based dating methods, the answer often given is that (they think) long-age radiometric dating is more reliable and that science settled the matter of the earths age many years ago.