What Is Autonomy

Welcome to the very first "A is for Anarchy" a monthly video series that breaks down anarchist concepts, theories and thoughts. On this episode we look at the concept of "Autonomy". The music track is "Ink in Diaspora" by Sandhill and Stefan Christoff Below is a transcript of the text: Autonomy is one of the most important of all anarchist principles, and a building block for understanding anarchist philosophy more broadly. So what is it, exactly? Well... basically, it's freedom. But more than that, it's a particularly an anarchist type of freedom.. the freedom to make decisions, and then act out those decisions without asking permission from a higher power. In some ways, autonomy is similar to liberty, a political concept that dates back to Europe's so-called “Age of... read more
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