Published: 2nd August 2020
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Eleuthonism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/eleuthonism. Last accessed: [date].
the pursuit of freedom for oneself or others; physical, emotional or spiritual.
The Astronist ethical principle of eleuthonism states that freedom is the only righteous objective as long as one’s decisions and beliefs do not hinder or remove the freedoms of others (e.g. murder, abortion, homophobia); as such, freedom is equated with all that is morally good.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Eleuthonist | ɪˈlɛuːθɒnɪst | adjective & noun
Eleuthonistic | ɪˈlɛuːθɒnɪstɪk | adjective
Eleuthonistically | ɪˈlɛuːθɒnɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix eleu-, denoting freedom, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in freedom.’
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