We are not alone. Humans will discover E.T. within 10 years. Only then will the earth unite as one (in case E.T. is hostile).
We should do our best to contact others, they may have something important to tell us.
I run SETI@home because I want to be part of a great project that I am sure will be successful. I would like to know ways that I can best utilize my Gateway Performance 1500XL PC to digest as many units as possible in a 24hour period.