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Placement of man

Published: 12th August 2021

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

noun  Astrosoteriology

the principal task of the Astronist religion to redeem humankind from its lapsed state of self-concern and self-worship through its subsumption into the astronomical world as the rightful subject of humanity’s attention in order for the human species to then subsequently undergo the process of transcension.


the Great Placement
Placement of humankind
Placing of humanity
Placing of man
Positarian | ˈ pɒzɪtˈ ɛːrɪən | adjective
Positarianism | ˈ pɒzɪtˈ ɛːrɪənɪz(ə)m | noun


Astro-English: the word placement is used in this context of the Astrosoteriology in the sense of “putting humanity in its proper place” and in the sense of bringing about a humbler humanity in the face of the immense centrality of the astronomical world.

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