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Prospect of desolation

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Prospect of desolation. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

noun  Astroeschatology

a proposition of concern to Astronist eschatology which holds that humans are the only intelligent life to exist in The Cosmos.



Astro-English: from Astronese, the word desolation is used in the context of the debate on extraterrestrial life’s existence in Astronism to denote “a cosmos without life except that on Earth”; such a situation being true holds significant consequences for Astronist philosophy, hence the prospect of desolation is the Astronist consideration of the implications of a desolate cosmos.

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