It’s easy to disparage humanity in many, many ways. We see the difficulty the planet is in due to carbon emission, political fighting and idiocy from both sides of the table, and a range of incompetence through and through.
However, that doesn’t mean that humanity is anything other than absolutely mind-blowingly impressing in many, many fields. Just look at the technological aids we take for granted today.
But this doesn’t happen accidentally, nor are technological progressions the highest tier of human achievements to be aimed at.