Initially, Ardi was widely called the “oldest human ancestor,” due to its supposed skeletal traits that indicated an early bipedal (upright walking) species.
When Darwin proposed a new view of biology based on chance, he cheapened everything, including our most precious human values.
As podcaster Scott Adams would say, there is simply no “payday” for these people in recognizing what makes us, as humans, unique.
A “manifesto” in the science journal Human Evolution declares that chimpanzees and bonobos should be considered legal “persons” with legally enforceable “rights.”
“The search committee interviewed several apes, three mules, and a tomato plant.”