In a thoroughly corrupt world, power may be the only interesting thing and powerlessness the only attractive thing.
Adding to the feeling of powerlessness for the woman is that Cosby is a beloved celebrity.
“I was worried our family would get torn apart,” Desirae recalled of her adolescent sense of powerlessness and desperation.
I understand the powerlessness, confusion, and sickening despair.
For her part, Melissa shows the frustration and powerlessness of a woman devoted to a man she no longer understands – or trusts.
The offer to sit by Perez was almost involuntary on her part, merely a sign of her sense of powerlessness against him.
It was heart-breaking to her to realise her powerlessness, when he could so easily empty his purse.
It exists by virtue of habit and indifference, aided by a conviction of its powerlessness.
All other goodness is but too often an idleness or powerlessness of will.
The Department, which is disposed to resist, has its hands tied and confesses its powerlessness.