Nothing like a big boom to get the energies toned! I still remember the time an underground power transformer blew about 100 feet away, as my office cohorts were leaving for a Friday lunch. Gave a new meaning to "brown out".
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk