Just the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
We often laugh at new ideas just because they seem so far fetched. But some of them turn out to be really excellent ideas. Do you think about the possibility of greatness when presented with something new?
On the other hand, sometimes something is just funny. What is the funniest thing you have heard lately?
How about this one….
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
What does that mean to you?