Astrogony

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Astrogony. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/astrogony. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

ˌastrɒɡəni

noun  Astroeschatology

the assertion that human life originated from the stars (as based on the theory of panspermia), often used as a means to support the occurrences of astranthropy and cosmosis after death.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Astrogonic | ˌ astrəɡɒnɪk | adjective
Astrogonical | ˌ astrəɡɒnɪk(ə)l | adjective
Astrogonically | ˌ astrɒɡɒnɪk(ə)li | adverb
Astrogonies | ˌ astrəɡɒniː z | plural

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro- is used to denote “the astronomical world and its phenomena” while the suffix -gony is also used for the word cosmogony for the Greek suffix -gonia as “begetting” which denotes the process of “bringing something into existence” which is in turn related to “the assertion that human life ultimately originated from among the stars.”

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