Microorganisms are not inert. They can learn, communicate, and evolve in relationship to their environment. Sounds like we have a lot in common with tiny microorganisms—perhaps because we are made of the same stuff.
Everything moves relative to something else. According to Einstein, that includes time. I notice the older I get, the faster time moves. So, it seems to me that time is moving faster relative to my age.
How many years will we be able to drink the same water that Jesus or Aristotle drank? When I learned the water on Earth was all of the water that had ever been, and through the centuries we have recycled the same water, I understood the concern in the rate we were polluting it.
Religion and science have been swimming in the same water all along. They ask the same questions. “How did all of this happen, and where did we come from? If we looked at ancient writings with a scientific eye, we would see many truths buried inside misguided interpretations.