Has anyone else read “The Salmon of Doubt” penned by the late great Douglas Adams?
One section in a whole host of sections mentioning religion is the part where he mentions the idea of an “Artificial God”
Where does god come from? Douglas basically (to summarize) says that ancient man “The tool maker” made tools to circumnavigate evolution. In other words if he lives in a cold climate he kills animals for their furs.
On one hand, the animal has had to adapt over a long period of time to his environment, slowly evolving down the generations to a point where its fur is bushier and can trap more air.
Where as man just clonks him on the head with a suitable rock and subsequently makes off with his jacket without any evolution at all! (Of the body at least)
Man in these circumstances asks himself a very simple question. He looks at his world, which he appears to fit neatly in. he looks at his tools he has made and that no other animal uses, and asks:
“So who made this