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Eleuthonism

ɪˈlɛuːθɒnɪz(ə)m

noun

the pursuit of freedom for oneself or others; physical, emotional or spiritual.

  • the Astronist ethical principle that freedom is the only righteous objective as long as one’s decisions and beliefs do not hinder or remove the freedoms of others (e.g. murder, abortion, homophobia); as such, freedom is equated with all that is morally good.

Derivatives

  • Eleuthonist | ɪˈlɛuːθɒnɪst | adjective & noun
  • Eleuthonistic | ɪˈlɛuːθɒnɪstɪk | adjective
  • Eleuthonistically | ɪˈlɛuːθɒnɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix eleu-, denoting freedom, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in freedom.’ 
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