Chapter Three, Page 4
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The Creation of Man
without increasing overall brain size and skull size.
It should be noted that muscles in the body only contract when stimulated by brain signals. This contraction provides the pull of the bone to give motion to manís body. Therefore to lift your arm, eat or run requires the use of dozens of muscles. Each muscle requires a signal from the brain to react and to contract. If man had to consciously send a message to each muscle used in running, his mental process could not keep up. In addition man would have to know all the muscles required for running and to know what muscle sequence to move the legs forward and backward. Can you imagine what life would be like if we had to do this. In Godís infinite wisdom He elected to give man a computer to perform this function. All man had to do is think ďrunĒ and the computer automatically signaled each muscle and in the proper sequence. God did this for his love of man even though most donít even know it.
God now had the animal he wanted for man. A body that he thought man would be proud of and enjoy inhabiting. Now he needed to bring the intelligence up to the point so that man could rationalize and have conscience, that which would determine whether he had salvation or death. So during the final ice age God folded the brain and when the ice retreated man was ready.
After the ice age, manís cultural progress didnít start out with a bang because God didnít want man to advance to rapidly. It wasnít in Godís