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Motionalism

ˈməʊʃ(ə)nəlɪz(ə)m

noun

the meta-Astronist principle affirming that changes to the beliefs and practices of Astronism, those both central and peripheral, in alignment with the progression of society without undermining what Astronism is and that the Astronist Institution must remain adaptable to execute such changes.

Derivatives

  • Motionalist | ˈməʊʃ(ə)nəlɪst | noun
  • Motionalistic | ˈməʊʃ(ə)nəlɪstɪk | adjective
  • Motionality | ˈməʊʃ(ə)nəlɪti | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the term motional, denoting movement or progression, combined with the suffix -ism denoting belief; meaning ‘belief in progression.’ 
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