In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
And then one day before there were days, the big bang banged with intent. Then much later, we humans were born in midst of all the banging and we rightly decided to look back, and ahead, to try to figure out the fundamental nature of that original intent.
But you won't find it here. What you will find (if you have a brain that listens) is that you are simply a fleshy robot who has a pretend free will only as much as a will can be considered free by a prudent use of semantics.
Gravity determines what you will do. Your biology determines what you will do. The whole Universe directs you to do what you most certainly will.
( I'll stop here for questions or comments or converts raising their hands to get in line to be washed )
Good. You are right not to argue. Anybody who has the brains of an arthropod will himself extrapolate that life and nonlife could not have come into being any other way.
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