E is for Electricity
Electricity (n): 1. electric charge 2. electric current. 3.the science dealing with electric charges and currents. 4. a state or feeling of excitement, anticipation, tension, etc.
Remember how we used to cook our food, heat and light our homes and make hand shadows with one simple natural element? Fire
No, me neither. But, some people in this world still do rely on it the same way we rely on electricity
This simple light bulb developed in the 1970's was the first publicly available application of electrical power (Wikipedia) Think how many of these you go through in a lifetime, yet some don't even know it exists.
It seems unnatural to harness such power, but humans weren't the first to discover electricity.
The electric eel uses it as self-defense from predators.
These terrify me. As a child in Eastern Europe I had to drink Iodine when the plant in Chernobyl exploded. I will never forget that day. I know the consequences of radiation exposure too well.
IMO, our nations rely on this energy too much.
My next fictional WIP has a lot to do with nuclear power plants.
I wish we could harness and store the electricity which nature provides us with every second, of every day.
What's the first thing you'd do if the power went out right now?