The evolution theory leaves a couple of questions. If man first evolved in Africa, why aren’t Africans away ahead of the rest of us in intelligence and accomplishments? Why did Africans not develop their rich continent?
Maybe other peoples developed differently, simply because they left - and were exposed to different challenges, as it were. Or maybe those that left self selected, based on a gene mutation prior to leaving.
Maybe because the smart one recognized the hole Africa is and left....
The less intelligent ones stayed.
According to this slide presentation
a world-wide flood was caused by a very large comet impact, meaning that the Earth was a much different place for most of its history. If true, then it was much warmer in the abyss due to atmospheric pressure - explaining, perhaps, why we have no fur. Vastly more inhabitable space could plausibly account for the differences among us. Presently exposed landscapes were mostly uninhabited due to the cold, and so scientists are working with incomplete information (and have been, unwittingly).
[If man first evolved in Africa, why arent Africans away ahead of the rest of us in intelligence and accomplishments? ]
Because those who ventured into the icelands were forced to adapt or die.
Considering that civilization DID first emerge out of Africa (in ancient Egypt) as well as the Middle East (the "fertile crescent" of what is now Israel, Syria, Iraq, & Iran) which is right next to Africa...I don't see your point.
Yes, Africa in modern times--that is the last 400 years--has been a basket case. There has never been an one political entity controlling all, or even most of, Africa--as it's topography, including the world's biggest desert and some of the world's biggest rain forrests--doesn't exactly make unification easy, or even possible. The Meditaranian region, Europe, China--and the fertile crescent, are much more amenable for travel--and military/political control...i.e. empires, the topography which of course which has hosted many such empires...and civilization....and development, unlike much of the rest of the world, excepting of course, North America.