Goodall proves that rejecting materialism is not the end of the story. Even opening up the floor for intelligent design is not the end of the story.
A philosopher and a bioethicist want a “Jane Goodall” to come forward as “an ambassador for rats.”
A “manifesto” in the science journal Human Evolution declares that chimpanzees and bonobos should be considered legal “persons” with legally enforceable “rights.”
It’s telling that one kind of evolution always seems to be missing from these “theories” about the evolutionary origins of religion.
Our brains have vastly more ability than is needed for survival, most notably the capacity for language and abstract thought.