“The rain turned the road into a river. The river became a lake. The lake became a sea. The sea became an ocean. Finally, the last of the land disappeared below the waters in the great deluge,” it was explained.
The children listened intently to the words, their minds unquestioning, except one, “Where did all the water come from?”
“The clouds, now be still and listen,” came the reply. “All were safe in the Ark, Noah, his family and two of all the animals.”
Again a question, “How could all the world’s animals fit into one boat?”
“Stop asking stupid questions or you’ll amount to nothing, Albert Einstein.”