This popped up on my Nutwatch program this morning. Ray Cold Comfort, re-hashing some of the same old BS we see here every day: http://www.wnd.com/2013/02/beyond-atheism-bel...<quoted text>
Ron Wyatt? hahaa...
Geologist Steve Austin of the Institute for Creation Research recently examined evidence from a site on the west side of the Dead Sea (at the foot of Masada), suggested by Ron Wyatt as the location of the destroyed Biblical city of Sodom. Austin is one of the few geologists to have critically examined evidence from this region in light of Wyatt's claims. The site was recently visited, and the geological features were photographed by Robert Brecka of Baltimore, MD. Austin examined BreckaÕs photos and also tested and evaluated samples from the area.
Having studied the geology of the local Lisan Marl in both Israel and Jordan, Austin noted the samples were typical of lake environments.L(...) Based on Brecka's photographs, Austin saw no reason to believe there was anything that was not a natural geological feature. While not totally ruling it out, he did not observe anything suggesting modification by human activity.
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) also does not believe there is any evidence for ancient artifacts or structures at the site. Yet, they were favorable to Brecka's interest and encouraged him to apply for an excavation permit.(Photographs and a fuller report of the geological features at this site, believed by Ron Wyatt to be the destroyed city of Sodom, will appear in a coming issue of ABR's quarterly magazine Bible and Spade.)
The above and more info from a Christian site detailing Wyatts scams.
Even the ICR recognizes Ron Wyatt as a scam artist.
He doesn't help your assertions.
You shouldn't use Ron Wyatt for anything but as an example of why real archaeologist do legitimate work and "amateur" archaeologists are not trustworthy and essentially irrelevant and without merit.
Ron Wyatt is a charlatan.
Seriously, they KNOW these arguments have all been thoroughly refuted - and yet...