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Transitionalism

tranˈzɪʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪz(ə)m

noun (also Astronic transitionalism)

the first co-orientation, the belief that just as humanity has undergone transitional processes throughout its history (e.g. the Industrial Revolution, Information Age), that the next of these transitions is the Astronomic Revolution whereby an approximation to astrocentrism will occur throughout society, as a necessary precursor to the Humanic Exploration of The Cosmos.

Derivatives

  • Transitionalist | tranˈzɪʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪst | adjective & noun
  • Transitionalistic | tranˈzɪʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪstɪk | adjective

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word transitional, denoting a period or process of transition or change, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief of transition.’ The term transitionalism holds its origins in the writings of Robert P. Wasley in the form of a non-theistic spiritual worldview, but Cometan astronised the term to incorporate it into Astronism during the end of The Year of Prolifics and during the beginning of The Year of Completion
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