Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Proximation. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/proximation. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
the Astronist principle, along with its associated practices, of bringing the individual (and the collective) closer to the astronomical world philosophically, religiously, spiritually, and intellectually as a means to refine one’s astronality with the ultimate goal of attaining astrosis.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Proximative | anˈ tɪpədɪst | adjective
Proximatively | anˈ tɪpədɪstɪk | adverb
Proximatory | anˈ tɪpədɪz(ə)m | adjective
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the word proximation is formed from the adjective proximate denoting that which is “near or immediate to”; this concept of nearness is expanded in the Astronist use of the term to include both spiritual and intellectual beyond the traditional concept of physical proximity; indeed, the Astronist goal of subsumption into the astronomical world is embodied by the concept and related practice of proximation.
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