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i think we want a way to talk about what our enemies do to us. "power" is one word for that. i would rather use "power" to mean something else, something that's more fluid. so for me, "force" works better, has more of the emotional tone that i think other people use "power" for. they're all gradations of agency, when we feel we have the capacity to do things, vs when we feel that we don't have capacity to do things.
(and using the word "feel" here is to bypass the thorny question of whether we do in fact have the capacity or not, and how that relates to our feelings, etc -- because i have not yet had my tea, and in fact may never have enough tea to have that conversation.)