The scientists credited the bees with more intelligence than some humans.
It is a matter of fact — a straightforward scientific fact known since the basics of human reproduction were first understood — that human life begins at fertilization of the egg by the sperm.
The ancient model of the cosmos, which was the model presupposed by most scientists prior to the mid 20th century, was Steady State.
Lents studies rotting corpses and household plants. He might not know much about (living) human physiology.
In all of his “poor” design arguments, Lents inadvertently embraces the design inference.