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Astronist transhumanism

noun

a major school of thought in Astronist philosophy advocating for the use of technology and science to evolve the human race beyond its current physical and mental limitations, especially as a means to realistically achievement deep space exploration and the settlement of currently inhabitable planets.

Derivatives

  • Astrotranshumanism | ˈastrəʊtrɑːnzhjuːmənɪz(ə)m | noun
  • Astrotranshumanist | ˈastrəʊtrɑːnzhjuːmənɪst | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the astronomical world, combined with the prefix trans- denoting across or beyond and the word humanism denoting a rationalist outlook based on human agency; meaning ‘transformation of humanity in the context of outer space.’ 
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