People suspect that we are being conned about a lot of things. How would an accepted, admitted policy of conning us not make it worse?
How could evolution bestow accurate timepieces on the simplest, most primitive life forms? It sounds like something William Paley would expect.
A major study looks for evolution, but finds huge disparities, stasis, gaps, periodic explosions, and miracles of emergence held together with imagination.
Scientists are still discovering how many systems, controls, and other aspects of planetary fine-tuning are in place to ensure that we have abundant life.
Speaking of regularly spaced circles, I observed something similar in southern Utah from a helicopter in 2019 (see the photo at the top).