Re: NASA chief touts deep space exploration: We can only survive if we
This planet was designed so that humanity can thrive. Just look around. If you don't see it, I can't help you.
I won't touch the "designed" part of that, but I agree insofar as I think it is fair to say that if we go out into space, anything we find that isn't already claimed by a sentient species is ours. And there's no particular reason to regret any supposed taint from humanity's touch (or whatever similar human-hating notion is involved) if none of it has any other purpose than what we give it, anyway.
As the brilliant philosopher once said... Everybody, have fun tonight. Everybody, Wang Chung tonight.