Did people love the Great Wall when it was built? Maybe some did. Maybe some didn’t.
Presumably it was there to keep some people out, and some people in. Were there people inside the wall that thought the people being kept out should be let it? Probably. Probably there were some people that sided with the Eurasian nomads. Probably there were some globalists kicking around, back in the old days.
But that’s all ancient history. Nowadays, everyone likes it. Consensus is that it’s one of the best things we’ve ever done. No on is over there looking at it saying: ‘I wish that wall wasn’t there.’ Literally every single person likes the Great Wall. You can see it from space! It’s 5000 miles long and looks great in pictures, snaking it’s way across the mountaintops. Look it up. You can’t argue that it’s spectacular, and a feat of human ability.
What can we learn from the Great Wall?
What’s the lesson here?
Similar to Versailles: If you’re going to build it, make it good. Make it great! Make it magical and photogenic.
Even if they hate it now, they will love it someday.
Make it so impressive that they’ll wonder how you did it?
Any other lessons?
How about this: You can’t make everyone happy.
But if they can take selfies in front of it and get LIKES, you’ll have some fans right away. As more people get likes, the popularity of your wall (or whatever it is you’re building) will grow. Your popularity will grow along with it. When 100% of people take pictures and get likes, you can be sure that everyone will be happy and they will love you.
And then, eventually, some people will flip-flop, and start to belittle your work, again. Lately people are trying to suggest that they used some kind of special ramps to build the pyramids. This is fake news. Don’t be fooled. We all know it was the aliens. DON’T EVEN TRY TO TAKE AWAY FROM WHAT THE ALIENS DID?