I think we are supposed to feel as if we have no power, but that isn't true. We have power and freedom over our own choices. Maybe they aren't world shattering because in comparison to the world they seem small. But to our world, our galaxy of self and soul, they are everything. Don't lose hope in the power of yourself.
I thought about Trying to run for congress a few years ago. But then I realized that on the remote chance I would be able to, you are owned by whomever helps you. Becoming president of the us sounds like you could do a lot... But I think you have less freedom than the average citizen because of that.