Published: 2nd August 2020
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Transcension. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/transcension. Last accessed: [date].
the Astronist belief that space exploration possesses the powers of salvation for humanity to redeem itself from its confined position on the Earth. This may also incorporate transhumanist beliefs about the use of technology to augment the human condition, but these augmentations are considered to be directly initiated by the need for humans to adapt in order to explore space.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Transcensional | ˈtrɑːnsɛnʃ(ə)n(ə)l | adjective
Transcensionism | trɑːnsɛnʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m | noun
Transcensionist | trɑːnsɛnʃ(ə)nɪst | noun
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix trans-, denoting beyond or across, combined with the word ascension denoting a physical rise; meaning ‘rising beyond.’
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