The Autonomous Body
By Sylvain Griot
originally published by Resilience.org February 28, 2017
There has been a loss of autonomy among societies and individuals, who have become dependent upon a system which is destructive not only to the planet but also to the group or individual themselves. This is certainly true.
However, we can also suggest a similar reading at a rather more basic level: modern human beings have largely lost their physical autonomy, even in their locomotion and seating arrangements.