Uniformitarianism is the ASSUMPTION that the same natural laws and processes that operate in the universe now have always operated in the universe in the past and apply everywhere in the universe. Once again...it's an ASSUMPTION!<quoted text>Uniformitarianism is kind of... essiantial to modern science. No big surprise there. We have no reason to believe that the natural laws we see today and the laws governing radioactive decay were any different in the past.
Faith is a cop out. It's an excuse for the lack of proof. There is an invisible monkey that lives on my shoulder and feeds me information. I don't need proof - I have faith.
Faith isn't a cop out or an excuse. I don't need or require proof, therefore....I don't need an excuse. You do, however, because you lack faith.