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Published: 12th August 2021

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


noun  Astrosoteriology

1 the belief that the destiny of humanity is to return to the astronomical world by way of the salvific process of transcension in order to then reach its highest possible condition (called the Ultimation).


Cosmist | ˈ kɒzmɪst | adjective & noun
Cosmistic | ˈ kɒzmɪstɪk | adjective
Cosmistically | ˈ kɒzmɪstɪkəli | adverb


Astro-English: the word cosmos is shortened here to cosm- in order to denote the astronomical world; conjoined to the suffix -ism implies an belief of some kind which then gives the broad term “cosmism” ample use throughout Astronism.

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