I used to believe in the exact same things that you do. I thought they were common sense. I believed they were not worth even questioning.
I was absolutely wrong, about all of it. I know a little better now.
It's not that I have all the answers.
It's that now I know what the questions are.
Modern scienmajistic types are not even close. Not even in the ballpark. No better guide to being mistaken than their rubbish. Creationists are a close second.
The truth is, none of these feuding dichotomies are anywhere near the facts of the matter.
Those ringed spheres are two million years old and often found very deep in the earth, all over the planet. Many have turned up in mines as they were excavated. They are not a "metal." They are an alloy.