Although the principles of "Creation 'Science'" are chiefly used to argue that the Earth is only about 6,000 years old, they have a number of applications to everyday life.
This is illustrated by depictions of their use in a few common situations, with which some readers may be familiar.
BOSS: You're 15 minutes late! That'll cost you an hours' pay, and if it happens again, I'll have to let you go.
EMPLOYEE: I'll have you know that this day only BEGAN when I walked in the door, so I couldn't have arrived any sooner. And this is based on my religion, so if you don't give my position equal time, I'll haul you into court for religious persecution!
(Friend arrives, host turns on TV)
ANNOUNCER: ... That brings the count to 3 and 2. There's 2 out here in the bottom of the seventh, men on second and third, and a base hit will add a couple to that 7-4 lead...
FRIEND: Hey, what gives? This game's almost over!
HOST: Nonsense, it's just starting -- that game BEGAN this way!
CUSTOMER: Where the hell's Volume I? I paid good money for this book, and if you don't send me the whole thing, I'll sue!
SALES REP: We DID send you the whole thing! The book actually STARTS with Chapter 20! The first part of the Table of Contents is a deception slipped in by the printers...