Greatest Invention Essay

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What is the greatest invention of all time?
Throughout time there have been lots of new inventions which have both hindered and helped everyday life with humans. There are many different possible world’s greatest inventions because they have all helped out humankind in some way, some more than others.
I think that the greatest invention of all time is Harnessed Electricity. Some may argue that this was not an invention it was a discovery but although electricity itself was a discovery there was still the invention of had to use it and what it could be used for. I think that electricity is very important to human life because it would be nearly impossible to do anything we do today. If we didn’t have electricity a lot of things would
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Managing systems would fail because there would be no computers to keep track of files and financial situations. Banks wouldn’t be able to work properly because they couldn’t keep track of the money enough and all jobs would generally be hard labour ones that young people and women would find hard doing as there would be no office jobs and accountcys because there are no computers and internet to be used.
Also there would be very little ways to travel as there would be no cars, no planes and only coal run trains. Therefore it would restrict people to who they could meet and who they could contact and the population would decrease because generally they would spend all the time in their towns with the families rather than going out and meeting new people who they can marry and have children with.
Finally the general health of people would get worse because nutrion and hygiene would decrease as there would be no processed foods made in factories which the majority of people would now eat and the only food people could eat would be freshly made in fields and there would be a higher risk of disease as it wouldn’t have been thoroughly checked in machines in factories. By making people eat only freshly made foods their diet would be restricted and they would lose weight and not be as healthy. Also there would be no plumbing systems and so there would be no electric showers making it very difficult for people to