If you're any way into looking into space you will see there is very little chance we are alone in the universe and the sad thing is the first thing to land on this planet is going to be shot if it does anything out of ordinary.
We arent ready for such happeneings as the world with its wars, poverty, apartheid etc. Is this ever going to stop? the view on the world as a child is the best view to have, people appear to go a touch cold over time given all the unneeded bad things that happen. Nature is nature but as a species I feel humans behaviour is really quite poor