Researchers, led by Lee Berger, had claimed in a Netflix documentary that the species buried its dead, used fire, used tools, and made rock art.
They claim that the small-brained species had high intelligence and engaged in activities like burying their dead, using fire, and engaging in cave wall art.
While the show rejects the idea that men are nothing but brute beasts, it repeatedly goes out of its way to attack religion.
Airbrushing science to suit a fashionable ideological agenda. What do you call that?