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Published: 12th August 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Antipodalism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astrosoteriology/antipodalism. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].
belief in or support for any worldview other than cosmocentrism (such as anthropocentrism or geocentrism), namely to suggest that doing so maintains humanity’s state in the Antipode (opposed to the centrality of the astronomical world) hence such a position holds negative consequences for transcension.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Antipodism | anˈ tɪpədɪz(ə)m | noun
Antipodist | anˈ tɪpədɪst | adjective & noun
Antipodistic | anˈ tɪpədɪstɪk | adjective
Antipodalist | anˈ tɪpəd(ə)lɪst | adjective & noun
Antipodalistic | anˈ tɪpəd(ə)lɪstɪk | adjective
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the word antipode is used to denote “that which is opposite” meaning in an Astronist context “all that is opposed to the astronomical world” or opposed to a “cosmocentric worldview.”
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