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Astronism by country

Functions of Astronism

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Edited by the Journal of Astronist Philosophy

The Vendox is the most well-known symbol representing Astronism.

Last updated: DEC. 21, 2019

The Functions of Astronism is a post-omnidoxical theory regarding the Astronist philosophy of religion and specifically considers Astronism in relation to how people can interact with Astronism and how Astronism interacts with them, thus forming various functions. The Functions of Astronism explores what Astronism is specifically doing when it interacts with people, thus forming the following identified functions:

  • Commitment

  • Consolation

  • Contemplation

  • Education / Gaining knowledge

  • Entertainment

  • Existential purpose (existentialisation)

  • Devotion

  • Self-improvement

  • Philosophisation

  • Securing an identity

  • Socialisation

  • Spirituality

  • Vocation

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See also

  • Astronism

  • Astronist philosophy

  • Comparative Astronism

  • Metaphilosophy

  • Astronic metaphilosophy

  • Incremology

  • Linguistic theology

  • Religious semantics

  • Surography

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This article was written by a working staff member with editorial powers within the Astronist Institution. The accuracy, validity and integrity of the contents of this article is supervised by working members of the Journal of Astronist Philosophy which is the academic journal appointed responsibilities of scholarship for the discipline of study to which the subject of this article is associated.

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