Our brains have vastly more ability than is needed for survival, most notably the capacity for language and abstract thought.
Basically, it’s a how-to guide for sugarcoating evolutionary dogma in the science classroom.
His choice of targets for criticism and for praise have a lot more to do with his particular agenda than the defects or merits of those whom he critiques.
“Animal standing” would open the courts to lawsuits brought by animals.
Is it really plausible to say that humans and chimps share an evolutionarily recent common ancestor, some 6 million years ago?