If God created everything, including humans, then he really isn’t that good at creating things. For instance, we have many, many biological flaws. All of these flaws are by-products of evolution, but if God exists, he should have at least made sure that his creations function effectively.
Blind spots – Humans have blind spots in our eyes that are a result of a process in embryological development, and blind spots are at least useless, if not a bad thing. Furthermore, our eyes see things upside-down, our brains have to flip the images around so that we can see things properly.
We cannot Bio-synthesize our own vitamin C – unlike many animals, such as Guinea Pigs, other primates, and some types of birds, humans are not able to produce vitamin C, leading to problems like Scurvy. On top of that, we have bacteria in our bowels that produce the vitamins and minerals that our bodies naturally can’t, but when this process is disrupted we can get life-threatening conditions such as peritonitis.
Bad backs, knees and feet – When our species evolved to become bipedal, it left some unfortunate side effects. Our spines and legs are not meant to hold all our body weight, all the time, so as a result we get tons of disorders and complications as we get older. Our feet are also ridiculously over-complicated, if God made us he did a really bad job.
We get a single set of adult teeth – Only one set of teeth to last up to 70 or more years – this is evidence that humans were not meant to live so long, and it is also evidence that God wasn’t thinking straight when he ‘created’ us. Even of God didn’t personally create us, if he cared about us you would have thought that he would fix it.
Our instinctively ‘bad’ diets – We are so fond of ‘junk’ foods because it’s an evolutionary by-product; foods with large amounts of sugar, salt or fat in them were scarce in the wild, so primitive humans hunted these foods out, developing a craving for them. Because these foods are so abundant nowadays, humans are at great risk of getting overweight.
Tribalism – Humans are programmed to work in groups, the only problem is that we tend to work in small groups and mistrust anyone else. This ‘Us vs Them’ mentality is another evolutionary by-product, designed so that one group of humans would want to fight off another to defend land or food sources. This mentality is not very useful nowadays, as it hinders our ability to function in a large society with many different groups of people.
There are other examples including inefficient sinuses and other internal problems, but those are some major ones. Animals have their fair share of bad traits too, so everything is affected. If God created us, he should have known about all of these errors and worked his best to avoid or fix them.
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