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Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Provisionalism. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].


noun  Astroeschatology

the principle stating that to experience cosmosis (cosmic union) upon death is dependent on one’s attainment of astrosis during their lifetime, a principle regarded as departing from Astronist orthodoxy regarding the universality of cosmosis.


Provisionalist | prəˈ vɪʒ(ə)n(ə)lɪst | adjective & noun
Provisionalistic | prəˈ vɪʒ(ə)n(ə)lɪstɪk | adjective
Provisionalistically | prəˈ vɪʒ(ə)n(ə)lɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb


Astro-English: from Astronese, the adjective provisional is used here in the sense that it denotes “dependence upon” or “contingent to something”, which when conjoined to the suffix -ism denotes “a formalised belief”, altogether meaning in the context of the Astroeschatology “the principle that experience of cosmosis is first dependent upon one’s attainment of the condition of astrosis.”

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