darwinism’s bum steer…//Evolution tells us we might be the only intelligent life in the universe

This is a good example of the way darwinian assumptions confuse scientists and lead to wrong conclusions. The statistical problems of natural selection have long since discredited straight darwinism, and we have grounds for rejecting that theory, concluding nothing on that score about intelligent life in the universe.
It would seem suspicious: intelligent life is abundant in the universe because life in emergence is not random.
It is almost incredible that this kind of nonsense goes unchallenged: most scientists are too intimidated to speak out

Humans evolved through a series of highly unlikely events – so finding another intelligence like us would be like winning the lottery many times over.

Source: Evolution tells us we might be the only intelligent life in the universe