What Makes Ordinary Men Powerless

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The contradiction between the expectation of power and the reality or powerlessness is part of what makes ordinary men avid fans of violent sports” (Schwalbe, page 44). This section concludes that men try to ease the pain that is there because they might not be “powerful enough” by watching sports that shows signs of excessive toughness and muscle. Just watching it makes them feel a tad more in control. Men in power may be more materialistically corrupt than men without power, but the men that are powerless are indefinitely more spiritually corrupt than those not dealing with this form of immorality. “To appear competitive, he may strive to outdo his fellow workers, bringing a smile to the boss’s face” (Schwalbe, page 42), this quote proves
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