(Of the ones I managed to think of,) it's visually pleasing, rolls off the tongue pleasantly as well, is useful (albeit not a substantial), not too fancy, denotes both parallel occurrence and concession of a point ("while it's true that ..."). It's nice.
(Of the ones I managed to think of,) it looks like a trainwreck of ascenders and descenders, typography-wise. Visually, it's horrible. (I prefer "autonomy" with respect to that.) And I'm not personally fond of the notion of independence myself.