The Electric Shock - A powerful force

 

Most everyone knows that an electric shock is an exceptionally powerful force. When people think of electricity, they look at the lights above them or the power lines running past their homes. They recall the last thunderstorm. People understand and appreciate electricity, but few people think of how versatile it truly is.

 


Electricity is an extremely entertaining commodity in so many ways. Look around at all the things near you that are powered by electricity. The very computer screen you are looking at is probably powered by electricity, as are your lights, the television and possible the heat in your home. Electricity gives us music, movies and games, and is referenced in all three, plus countless other types of entertainment. Electric shocks have even been incorporated into human sexuality in the form electrosex with e-stimulation devices.

 

We use electricity to become bigger than we are and extend our power to other creatures. While some electric animals naturally have shocking capabilities, such as rays and eels, humans have to harness the power to use it. In turn, we use electric shocks against animals and against other humans. Electrical shocks are a standard force in controlling animal behavior, from fences for cattle to collars for dogs. It is also considered an acceptable method of taking another human’s life as a form of capital punishment by electrocution and can serve as a deterrent in other frightening ways.

 

Yes, electricity can be cruel, but it is also undeniably beautiful as it lights up the night sky.
Lightning is nature’s greatest and most powerful example of electricity, inspiring fear, awe and admiration in the people who witness its displays. Often we hear versions of the adage stating that we cannot stop Mother Nature, and her wrath is often evident in deadly lightning strikes.
While there are electrical safety measures people can take to avoid Mother Nature’s electrical anger, as well as other electrical accidents, no one is completely safe if electricity is present.

 

It is a risk we often take. Sometimes electricity is beneficial and other times electric shocks injure our bodies. The uses in the electric shock treatment field are constantly growing and its power can be used to diagnose, treat and sometimes cure a variety of ailments. Unfortunately, studies suggest that it can cause as many issues as it combats.

 

The variety of electric shock games is huge and the companies behind the toys are always looking for the next thrill for their customers. You can either compete with your friends on who has the best reactions and pain resistance or you hide the shocking experience for them in fake-objects of daily use like a pack of chewing gum or a lighter.

Electrical shocks can heal our bodies or cause diseases that make us suffer. It causes pleasure and pain. It is uniquely beautiful and singularly frightening. It can save our lives, and it can kill us. Surely there is no force of nature or man as duplicitous as the electric shock.