The power that comes from celebrity, wealth and high position is the power that allows the men who possess it to give in to their sexual urges. That’s what has come to the surface so fiercely today.
But lust is only one of the seven deadly sins. These same powerful men have also allowed themselves to indulge just as readily in the others: greed, vanity, gluttony and down the line.
We don’t call them to task for these urges in the same way we do sexual misdeeds. But in some ways the consequences for society are much more destructive.