Supernovae Create Life
Essentially, we’re all star people, made out of star dust. On a molecular level, I mean. Supernovae still happen all the time, and the molecules set free by these huge explosions are often the same molecules that all life on Earth is based on.
Maybe Our Galaxy Is The Weird One
Sure, it’s weird that our galaxy only has one planet with sustainable, intelligent life on it. Sounds like a one-off, doens’t it? But what if our galaxy is literally the only one that’s so dead. Other galaxies could be thriving with life and consider ours to be dead.