“Let there be light.”

They say you shouldn’t play god but we do it every day, simply by flipping on a light switch.

As with fire, humans didn’t invent electromagnetism—we just figured out how to harness it. Now we can play god with light. And stare at our phones too late at night. And too early in the morning. And microwave all our meals. And forget to call our parents. And invest in Tesla stock. And Bitcoin. And vape. And write random notes like this and passively publish it to a hundred random people. And, most importantly of all, play music really really really really really really loudly, and have no regrets about it either.

Today I’m thankful for another one of humanity’s most excellent discoveries: electricity.