One scenario involves a first human pair created from scratch — Adam and Eve, as many traditional religious believers would have it.
St. Thomas laid the intellectual groundwork for modern natural science — the absolute distinction between existence and essence.
I can describe anything you like in whatever detail you like, but you can’t know whether it exists or not merely by its description.
If what separates us from other animals were material in nature, material alone, then perhaps we could look to a material process for an explanation.
The scientists credited the bees with more intelligence than some humans.