Excessive fear is always powerless.
No amount of me trying to explain myself was doing any good. I didn't even know what was going on inside of me, so how could I have explained it to them?
Today I wore a pair of faded old jeans and a plain grey baggy shirt. I hadn't even taken a shower, and I did not put on an ounce of makeup. I grabbed a worn out black oversized jacket to cover myself with even though it is warm outside. I have made conscious decisions lately to look like less of what I felt a male would want to see. I want to disappear.
You only feel powerless because your fear has given your power to the object of your fear. Once you realise this, you can claim it back.
People think that knowing the future can help you prepare for what is to come - but often it only makes you powerless.
In poor countries, the rich and powerful crush the poor and powerless.
Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.
When satire is aimed at the powerless, it is not only cruel - it's vulgar.
Public radio has always been so powerless.