I’m not their descendant, and that’s it. That’s why it sounds so scandalous. I’ve read a lot on this topic, but just as I didn’t believe in it before that, I still don’t now. I’ll also mention that on a social media page, one Orthodox girl wrote a beautiful thought: “I’m not ashamed to be a daughter of the Heavenly Father. Let those whose ancestors are apes be ashamed.” (Note: Later in the article Fr. Valery refers specially to “primitive apes,”…