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Published: 12th August 2021

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


noun  Astrosoteriology

1 the opportunity of the present moment to contribute to transcension, a conferment regarded as afforded to human beings by way of their engagement with astronality as a result of the prehistoric scope of man.

2 an opportunity of any sort, either faced by an individual, group or by all humanity.

3 (often Scope) the awakening of relations between a species and the astronomical world by way of their experience of astronality, regarded as the transition from sentience to sapience in Astronist theory; humanity’s Scope is called the scope of man.


Doctrine of scope
Positive scope
Scopicness | skəʊpɪknəs | noun
Scopy | skəʊpi | noun


Astro-English: in Astronese, the noun scope is a concept in Astronism and is based on the general idea of “the opportunity of the present moment”, especially as this relates to the endeavour of transcension and one’s contribution to this endeavour as well as to their own personal transcension (astrosis).

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