Look . O know you are a wise guy , I am not offering the bible to read, don't jump to conclusion . what I am trying to say . Perhaps the earth waS a fugitive planet which had life and come into our solar system and as waters stare to be separate by God's command dry land appeared and life come from the ground . Keep in mind we are many thousands of year when the book was written , With an open mind it can be seen evolution in that old book You are not a snob , you are a nice guy, you might had some of your mush and that make you volatil. By the way what is Vedas.