Why is agency important?


Many people currently feel deprived of agency or even powerless in the face of the fall-out of issues originating in systems or institutions over which they have no influence. […] In response to this feeling of being powerless or without any options to act, there is fertile ground for reactionary and populist movements, that promise a lot but are as always incapable of delivering at best and a downright con or powerplay at worst.

On Agency pt. 2: The Elements of Networked Agency – Interdependent Thoughts

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Why is agency important?

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Without agency, people feel powerless and without options. This is fertile ground for reactionary and populist movements.

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