Originally Posted by edlib
Any number for a day, time, and date we happen to come up with is, has been, and always will be COMPLETELY arbitrary... so I don't see that it matters much what system we adopt.
Since we cannot determine the actual age of life/the earth/the universe, we create an arbitrary system based off of what we can understand.
It's exactly the same with every other system that mankind has created. What discussion were you hoping this sparked?