Great ideas start out looking silly
Noah’s Ark and the Genesis Flood.

Great ideas start out looking silly.

And so do their proponents.

For as long as the flood existed only in Noah’s mind, he looked stupid. While he chiselled, hammered, nailed things into place, it appeared like he was high on something.

Absurdity has some affiliation with greatness. Great people don’t pursue commonplace things. Great events defy the normal, usurp the ordinary, challenge the natural.

And while you build by day,
And preach an impending change by night,
You look foolish…
…until the first raindrop.

Prov. 22.29

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