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Sentientism

ˈsɛntɪəntɪz(ə)m

noun

also known as cosmic pluralism, the belief that civilisations, both equal in intelligent and beyond the intelligence of humanity, are numerous in the universe.

Derivatives

  • Sentientist | ˈsɛntɪəntɪst | noun
  • Cosmic pluralism

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, joining the word sentience, denoting the ability to perceive and feel, implying intelligence, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in the intelligence of others.’ 
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