In this universe are billions of stars one of which is named Sun. This is an energy radiating star around which there are several planets one of which is earth planet where there is a multitude of life forms one of these being us ,human.
Humans have progressed through building on basic intellect though we do hear of several life extinctions & a total of five with a rapidly approaching sixth. On each occasion, we are told, life started afresh.
As this time approaches we hear that we may have advanced to the point that a new extinction may be avoided.
On the way though life has escaped several damaging viruses as progress is made. It is as if life is put to a series of tests,