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Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Portalism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/portalism. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
the belief that the astronomical world is imbued with countless spiritual and mystical gifts and philosophical insights that, upon discovery, will lead to the astrosis of the discoverer and the transcension of humanity as a whole, each of which is individually known as a portal.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Portalist | ˈ pɔːt(ə)lɪst | adjective & noun
Portalistic | ˈ pɔːt(ə)lɪstɪk | adjective
Portalistically | ˈ pɔːt(ə)lɪstɪkli | adverb
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the word portal is used to denote “an entrance” or “means of communication or movement through” which, when conjoined to the suffix -ism denotes “a belief” involving such a concept; indeed, in the context of Astronism, such a belief manifests in the notion that “the astronomical world acts as a gateway for spiritual and divine phenomena to interact with or otherwise penetrate human affairs.”
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