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You're certainly not a drone on an assembly line, but you are a tool of the U.S. Government. They tell you where to go, what to do, who to get in good with, and what dangerous activities to engage in. Heck—if they were to tell you to wear pink socks, you'd have to do as they say. Hard to feel powerful in pink socks. That being said, when you are actually performing your job, you are quite powerful—that’s why they chose you in the first place. You can kill a man in three seconds with your pinky toe, disassemble and reassemble a cell phone while blindfolded, and hack into any computer database system you need to access (although you have to take the blindfold off for that one). Not too shabby in the power department.