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Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Devolutionism. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].


noun  Astrosoteriology

the Astronist doctrine that humanity will enter a gradual state of decline leading to its eventual extinction if transcension does not commence prior to the closure of the scope window.


Devolutionist | ˌdɛvəˈluːʃ(ə)nɪst | adjective & noun
Devolutionistic | ˌdɛvəˈluːʃ(ə)nɪstɪk | adjective


Astro-English: in Astronese, the term devolutionism is formed by the word devolution conjoined with the suffix -ism which denotes a belief of some kind; meanwhile, devolution refers to gradual degeneration of something or the descent of something to a lesser or lower condition which, in the context of astrosoteriology, of course relates to any act of humanity that moves away from transcension and in turn continues down the path to the Degradation

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