If you are going to get a computer to achieve anything like understanding in some subject area, it needs a lot of knowledge.
World-class chess, Go, and Jeopardy-playing programs are impressive, but they prove nothing about whether computers can be made to achieve AGI.
To evolutionists, whatever oversight humans achieved must have evolved, and will continue to evolve in our creations.
The universe may be intelligently designed and yet not be a simulation. The theory of intelligent design does not rise or fall with the simulation hypothesis.
I asked the gardener how come, after all these years, the soil in my geranium pots is at roughly the same level.