But 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.
Also? This quote? by Gandhi, I think? Much beloved of certain, um, types of people?
"First they ignore you,
then they laugh at you,
then they fight you,
then you win"
"I do not think that means what you think it means."
Specifically, in your case, it's, um. Actually kind of going the opposite way, most of the time. Sorry, dude...