Behold The Power of The Atom, or Less

Shock – the body’s inability to process an overload of stimuli, especially pain – an electrical discharge encountering an object, especially a body.

He’d loved the metallic tingle on his tongue of a 9 volt battery, and the time they formed a chain, hand in hand, touching the contacts on an antique crank phone the jolt gave him a peace of mind, clarity, he sought for the rest of his life. Which might explain why he became an electrical engineer and designed his own electric palace where every surface, including those in the bathroom, conducted an electric current. He lived in that space where electrons kept bumping each other along a path, and loved being the path for his sub-atomic partners.

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