"Well it could come about in the following way. It could
be that, eh, at some earlier time somewhere in the universe a
civilization evolved by probably some kind of Darwinian means to a very,
very, high level of technology and designed a form of life that they
seeded onto perhaps this planet. Ehm, now, that is a possibility and an
intriguing possibility and I suppose it’s possible that you might find
evidence for that if you look at the um detail, details, of
biochemistry, molecular biology, you might find a signature of some sort
That's has always been my view on how human life started. It makes absolute sense when you consider how life works on earth.
Humans kill one another every day. Innocent and evil people die the same way.
There was never a God that intervened when Americans Nuked Japan and kill some 140,000 people in seconds.
There was never a God who answered the prayers of worried parents when an innocent 2 year old little girl was kidnapped, raped repeatedly for days, then dismembered and burned to hid the evidence.
There was never a God to answer prayers when the Black Plague killed about two thirds of the European population.
There was never a God to stop Dictators from taking power and committing genocide on large groups of people
The Gods or Creators of humankind were not Eternal, All Wise, Benevolent-Beings.
They were mortal like humans but with a higher level of intelligence and technology.
They are long gone and died like all other forms of life eventually dies.
Interestingly, even ancient bible writers noticed that in REALITY, life on this earth reflects a life with no Visible Evidence of a Benevolent, Eternal God.
Both good and bad things happen to everyone.
They happen to those who are fair and to those who are wicked.
They happen to those who are good and to those who are evil.
They happen to those who sacrifice and to those who do not.
The same things happen to a good person
as happen to a sinner.
The same things happen to a person who makes promises to God
as to one who does not.
3 This is something unfair that happens here on earth. The same things happen to everyone. So men’s minds are full of evil and foolish thoughts while they live. After that, they join the dead