Published: 1st September 2021
Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Terarchianism. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/terarchianism. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].
belief in an imminent apocalypse of human life on Earth, especially so as to justify the notion that advancements in spaceflight are not progressing at a fast enough rate.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astronautic apocalypticism (or spacial apocalypticism)
Cosmic apocalypticism (or astronomical apocalypticism)
Terarchian | təː ɑː kɪən | adjective & noun
Terarchic | təː ɑː kɪk | adjective
Terarchical | təː ɑː kɪkəl | adjective
Terarchically | təː ɑː kɪkəli | adverb
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the term terarchian is of Cometanic origin and is used to denote the imminent end of humanity as a result of some sort of inadequacy in the use of scope, typically in relation to humanity’s failures with regards to the endeavour of transcension; the use of the suffix -ism is denotes a belief about such an imminent end.
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