Scientists have long wondered why our universe is not full of interstellar civilizations. We listen and all we hear is silence.
To obtain star flight all civilizations must follow the same path, that path leading to understanding the very currents of space and time itself.
There are only two ways that sentient beings can react to such knowledge.
We have had visionaries. Lovecraft's writings described deeper truths than his contemporaries knew. Now that the realities he spoke of are understood, Fermi's paradox has been solved at last.
Those of us with enough sanity left to do so will die now.