Prospect of desolation
Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Prospect of desolation. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/prospect-of-desolation. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
a proposition of concern to Astronist eschatology which holds that humans are the only intelligent life to exist in The Cosmos.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
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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