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YssiBoo's Avatar Jump to comment 6 by YssiBoo

Another thing:

The theists stated that the large gap in mental capabilities between us and other animals was a reason for believing in god. How much do we know about the earlier hominids in terms of brain capacity? I am thinking of Homo Erectus, Homo Habilis and so on. Presumably they were much closer to us in that respect? So I would think the gap is not so big after all. Or at least it is bridged by other (now extinct) species.

Sat, 07 Feb 2009 02:00:00 UTC | #320515