When you put forth new or unpopular ideas, you often face challenges and opposition. People say "you're wrong", or "you're crazy". "It will never work".
It can be tempting to think that you're a persecuted genius like many historical figures who also faced opposition to their new ideas: Galileo, Darwin, Semelweiss, etc.
But our history books do not record the names of all those who proposed new ideas and turned out to be wrong, crazy or even dangerous. And for every genius, there were many more failures.
When people challenge your ideas, respond with logical reasons, not comparisons to geniuses from the past.
Everyone says I'm crazy for believing that alien infiltrators changed the Coca Cola recipe, but everyone said Galileo was crazy and look how that turned out.
Crazy and insane are words used throughout history to describe people and ideas that are simply different.Context: Children of the Matrix
Just place a thought out there that everyone's not thinking sometimes. Galileo - they went to chop his head off for sayin' that the Earth...ah...that what did he say? That the Sun revolved around the Earth or vice versa.
I feel like medicine is stuck in the past and the people who are right are being you know victimized. I mean look at Semelweiss and what was it? Sepsis and the spread of infection? Of course he was attacked in his day as well. Wasn't he kicked out of his medical school or a practicing birth clinic or something?
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