Some people don't want to let our Creator go about His business.
They say He should just stick to the role of a passive Observer Who may have tilted the initial domino & got this universe - or at least life on earth - rolling by leaving whatever information was necessary for the rest of the course of evolution to take care of itself.
The question is whether our Creator is satisfied with that side role. According to science, or at least that relatively small sector of the scientific community adherent to some sort of however vague "Christian" belief (since the rest can obviously do fine without any Supreme Being whatsoever), that is what must have done, in order to verify their findings that strongly point towards Evolution.
On the other hand, the evolutionary paradigm strongly denies God the slightly more prominent role in His creation ascribed to Him in the Book that Christianity (and Judaism) is based on, and requires us to tear page after page out of that Book, leaving us with little less than a hollow shell of parables and symbolisms.
The problem is, where are those Christians, who obviously consider 21st century science a highly superior authority on our reality than that which the rest of us perhaps slightly more naive believers refer to as "the Word of God" going to stop stripping us of our faith? According to them, that infamous first chapter of our Book is already pure rubbish. How about the 2nd and 3rd chapter? Obviously, according to the current state of affairs within the scientific community it might be safe to assume that they would consider any notion of such a character as the Devil to be the same sort of nonsense as the biblical account of creation.
According to what one might call "evolutionary" or "scientific" Christians then, the Devil was probably just an allegory that was supposed to portray evil, which they can perhaps admit might exist on some philosophical or moral level, even if solely as another by-product of our ever-evolving human brains... (No wonder some folks call it "evilution")...
And that would force us to dismiss further chapters and passages not only of the Old Testament, but also of the Gospels, the epistles of Paul (who even claimed that the Devil is the god of this present world), as well as the Book of Revelation, which deals a lot with what some would call the End of the world as we know it, announcing that we haven't seen the worst yet of our old snaky pal...
But what if the Bible is actually more than a pretty dumb Book that one would have to be extremely naive to be taking it literally? What if Paul was right, not only about his notions about the Devil, but also about what he called (with extreme prophetic wisdom) "science falsely so-called," and about those people who deem themselves wise, but whom God calls foolish?
What if God actually likes His job, and isn't about to stop messing around with us?
After all, He calls us His children. Well, at least some of us. So, is He just going to abandon His children and say, "Listen up, kiddos, that process I initiated, called Evolution, is going to take care of everything from now on. I'm going to switch over to auto-pilot from now on, and have a vacation... See you 'round...."?
That doesn't sound like the God I know, the God of Love Who promised, "I will never leave thee nor forsake thee." Nor does it sound like the God Who, according to the Bible, is going to make His abode with us some fine day, on a new earth under a new sky. Sounds as if He had some more serious plans with us than just leaving us as cosmic orphans fending for ourselves.
Let's say you were a creator by profession. And you actually liked your job. What wold you be doing? You would go 'round creating things, right?
You would probably say one day to your heavenly host of angels, "Listen up, I had an idea: Let's expand and create another realm full of new creatures and physical life-forms, and let's make them in such a way that they can communicate with us, so we can have some fun interaction together... After all, we've got something great going here, so, let's get ourselves an interactive audience to share it with..." - Well, maybe something along these lines or to that extent, you get the gist... The creation and consequent merging with the physical realm. The King of the universe preparing for His prince a bride to be rescued and conquered from the hands of some evil usurper.
(That may sound like a fairly-tale, but why deny the Almighty the right to some imagination, just because you may seem to lack any of it? What if all the fairy-tales in the world are going to wind up making more sense in the end than some of your so-called scientific "facts" acquired on some fatally errant premises?)
Well, if you were that Creator, you probably wouldn't be involved in the construction of every single flower and blade of grass single-handedly, but once you created a race of intelligent and (sometimes) thinking creatures that allegedly looked like the spitting image of you, wouldn't you see to it that they weren't utterly going to make a mess of things?
Of course, it may look as if that's precisely what God is doing. - Let us make a mess of it. But one thing you ought to know about God: He's actually a kind fellow. He doesn't just barge in and say, "Listen up, y'all, you're all gonna do as I say, 's that clear?" - He doesn't force us to worship Him or anything. And if we insist on going our own way for a little while and pretend we don't need Him, pretend He doesn't even exist, "Okay, fine then, just do it!"
On the other hand, He'll be perfectly involved in the lives of those who don't mind Him! And He's going to intervene on their behalf when the other, independent guys try to take away their religious freedom, just as he intervened with Moses and the Israelites in Egypt. Another far-fetched allegory? - "Certainly there was no Red Sea parted." Rip those pages out! "
- No walks on the water..." Rrrripppp!
- Definitely no flood and hilarious tale of Noah and his arc! On Mars, where we've discovered traces of water? Sure. But down here where we're up to our necks in water? No way!
- No resurrection from the dead and most certainly no supernatural intervention in the End to save us from ourselves...
All you believe in is some scientifically justifiable "Christ," perhaps described better as a "Great Philosopher." But what's so great about His philosophy if your interpratation of reality is true? In the light of the picture you're painting, He could at best be called a lunatic.
So, if I have to choose between mine and your faith in a far-away God, Who billions of years ago got some evolutionary process rolling, which by some random and weird coincidence happened to churn me out or cough me up or whatever... I think I would have to humbly pass and say, "Do I really have to?" And you see, that's precisely how attractive this paradigm is (which, after all, is being forced on every school kid in nearly every nation on earth, for the past 70 years): It makes them want to quit the game.
You can play it by yourselves. It's really no fun at all. Unless you happen to be one of the few lucky winners of the jackpot in the evolutionary casino, one of the "fittest" destined to "survive." After all, that's all you do: you survive, but you never really live.
And well, if you don't like the game and you feel like committing suicide, be our guest, since the world is over-populated anyway.
Overpopulation is just one of those things that happens wihen your Creator's on a permanent vacation.
Or it could be just one of those things the hyper-rich and hyper-stingy have cooked up in order to keep all their ever-increasing riches for themselves. They also have the money to produce any scientific evidence to keep you from believing in a God who truly cares, knows your name, and didn't just initiate some random process, but actually created this place not much more than 6000 years ago.
I'm not saying you have to either believe one or the other. I'm just explaining to you why I prefer to believe in the option which you're telling me is impossible.
I find yours a lot more impossible to believe.
What if the Devil is no fairy-tale, after all, and he was just a whole lot smarter than you had the capacity to imagine? What if he's getting ready to invade your home planet right now? You'd for sure be better off with a God then Who's not off on vacation, but actually likes getting involved.
Just because you wouldn't want Him to get involved in your life, why deny me the right to have Him involved in mine? Why not let a Creator do His job?