It is important to qualify what “consciousness” means when we are talking about bees.
Mathematician Granville Sewell describes how atheists often argue that scientists cannot appeal to design since they cannot explain the origin of the designer.
Trumpeters for atheism are not being truthful when they say things like “Religion teaches us to be satisfied with not really understanding.”
We can add Andrew Berry to the list of those quick to praise Alfred Wallace on certain matters but equally quick to condemn him on others.
Life has meaning and some acts are right or wrong because we say so? You might well wonder how an adult could find that convincing.