The spirit of optimisim, the genius of invention. and the persistence of hard work have made the modern age technologically marvelous. Along the way they have made our lives longer and healthier and allowed the luxury of individual ambitions over mere group survival.
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace."
- Robert H. Goddard, physicist (1882-1945)
Goddard helped invent rockets that eventually led to the lunar landing of 1969, twentyfour years after his death. During his lifetime, he was ridiculed for his efforts. Following the moon landing the New York Times published an apology for criticizing his efforts.
Be it gargantuan or miniscule, what makes you happy today or any day?