Hey, I was wondering if I could get some help worldbuilding for a story I'm trying to write. It takes place in modern day chronicling the aftermath of a supernatural event in which every human on earth starts developing supernatural abilities, and one of the biggest problems I'm having when working out an outline and a long-term plan for the plot is that I have this feeling that I do not and could not ever know enough about how the world works to accurately depict what these things would do to our world. For example, about a month after the powers start appearing, the world finds itself in a situation where everyone over the age of 13 has the power to, if they wish, disable any technology (anything utilizing combustion, electricity or chemical reactions) they have line of sight on. The intention of this is to basically make it so that technology is still available, but it only works when everyone nearby wants it to, allowing my story to have the best of both worlds by keeping modern technology for the most part in a civilian setting while simultaneously forcing the tech level of any combat setting down to a more swords and sorcery style setting. The problem is I instantly become paralyzed when I try to think about whether or not I have enough faith in human decency to believe that modern infrastructure as we know it could function if everyone had this power, to say nothing of the mind-boggling impact this would have on international trade, what jobs would still be viable, how quickly the police and military would adjust to and recover from the sudden shock of most of what they fight with becoming useless (everyone's also immune to smaller projectiles thanks to another power, so guns are useless even if you sneak up on somebody)... Is there some trick to visualizing the implications of a setting like this? Am I supposed to make peace with the fact that I'd have to be some kind of omnidisciplinary genius to portray this at all realistically and just narrow it down to what's interesting? Or is it a lot easier than I'm making it out to be and I just don't know the right way to do it?