Intelligent Life on other planets doesn't exist today, right?

Update: So there have been millions of species on earth and 99% are now extinct. Yet only one species is considered "intelligent" and we expect that these insane odds to have replicated on another world - and thats after the dozens of variables/conditions to support life are met. Not only that it'd have to... show more So there have been millions of species on earth and 99% are now extinct. Yet only one species is considered "intelligent" and we expect that these insane odds to have replicated on another world - and thats after the dozens of variables/conditions to support life are met. Not only that it'd have to happen on the same time frame as our development - so within the last 100,000 years, of 13,400,000,000 years.

The right answer is "RIGHT!"
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