Confusion between grounding and bonding is common. For example, many people wrongly believe that standing on (or being connected to) on a ground rod prevents them from being shocked. You can verify this is wrong, by drawing out the circuit and doing some calculations.
Assume some reasonable value for the earth resistance and use the standard 100 ohm value for the resistance of your body. By applying Kirchoff’s Law, you’ll see that electricity does not follow the path of le