why not? why are we not so special as to have been given this land? we destroy the land and we will ultimately be the master of our own demise (something will be anyway)
Scientists will have you believe the numbers and do the math but ultimately there is no point bc it is theoretically impossible for anything to travel far enough to find out,
We can look with the big powerful telescopes and study the elements of the universe, look for various gases and orbits which may suggest life but we could never go there, it is useless and futile to even look at it, a waste of time. but it makes for great science fiction.