Electrons themselves do move at an appreciable fraction of the speed of light, but in random directions. The net movement of electrons (called the drift speed) is quite slow, however.
"In whatever guise — our own daily nightmares of war, intolerance, inhumanity; or the struggles of an Assistant Pig-Keeper against the Lord of Death — the problems are agonizingly familiar. And an openness to compassion, love and mercy is as essential to us here and now as it is to any inhabitant of an imaginary kingdom."
"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."