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Season 1 Poster for A Conversation with Cometan

Season 1 Poster for A Conversation with Cometan

Official Poster for Season 2 of A Conversation with Cometan.

A Conversation with Cometan is an online video series and podcast created by the Astronist Institution that features Cometan interviewing and engaging in conversation with a wide variety of individuals involved in religion, philosophy, and spirituality. It was originally published on the digital platform YouTube, but has since also been distributed to other platforms like the Astronism Channel, Dailymotion and other sites.

List of A Conversation with Cometan episodes

# Title Guest(s) Type Viewership (YouTube only) Date of recording Date of publication
Season 1 (2020–2021)
1 Astronism & Ancient Star Myths David Warner Mathisen Standard: Long-form discussion 137 18th October 2020 22nd October 2020
2 Ancient Astronomy & Astronist Philosophy David Warner Mathisen Standard: Long-form discussion 92 8th November 2020 9th November 2020
3 Astral Magic & Astrology As Religion Dr. Jeffrey Kotyk Standard: Long-form discussion and interview 154 29th November 2020 30th November 2020
4 Astronism: A Space Religion Lecture Dr. Harith Ramli and Edge Hill Student Cohort Special: Lecture, Q&A and discussion 21 2nd December 2020 3rd December 2020
5 Space Revolutions & Man’s Destiny Among the Stars Howard Bloom Standard: Long-form discussion 60 10th January 2021 11th January 2021
6 The Eschatology & Soteriology of Astronism Dr. Harith Ramli and Cambridge Muslim College Cohort Special: Lecture 51 12th January 2021 19th January 2021
7 Humans on Mars & The Mysteries of The Cosmos Giulia Bassani (AstroGiulia) Standard: Long-form discussion and interview 215 24th January 2021 25th January 2021
8 Astronism, Cosmism & Humanity's Salvation in Space Giulio Prisco Standard: Long-form discussion and interview 69 7th February 2021 8th February 2021
Season 2 (2021)
1 Astronautic Humanism & The Vision for a Space Renaissance Adriano Autino Standard: Long-form discussion and interview 37 14th February 2021 15th March 2021
2 When Religion Goes Extraterrestrial Dr. Carl Morris and Religion, Culture and Society cohort Special: Lecture at UCLan 6 4th March 2021 22nd March 2021
3 Scope of Man & Distractions of the World n/a Singular format 2 14th February 2021 29th March 2021
4 Cometan at The First Vicinal Assembly Adriano Autino, Alberto Cavallo, Giulio Prisco, Paulo Ziolo, Steven Wolfe, Tsvi Bisk Special: Vicinal assembly 56 25th April 2021 26th April 2021
5 Astral Mysticism & The Journey to Astrosis n/a Special: lecture n/a 26th April 2021 3rd May 2021
6 The Dynamics & Foundations of Astronism n/a Special: lecture n/a 27th April 2021 10th May 2021
7 Total Immersion into Astronism: Astrosoteriology n/a Special: lecture n/a 1st June 2021 11th June 2021
8 Total Immersion into Astronism: Astronist Philosophy & Defining Astronism n/a Special: lecture n/a 3rd June 2021 14th June 2021
9 The Politics of Space Law & Human Rights Steven Wolfe Standard: Long-form discussion and interview n/a 14th June 2021 18th June 2021
10 Total Immersion into Astronism: The Astronic Tradition n/a Special: lecture n/a 5th June 2021 21st June 2021
11 Total Immersion into Astronism: Cosmology of Astronism & Astronist Theology n/a Special lecture: n/a 6th June 2021 28th June 2021
12 Commencing the Establishment Era n/a Singular format n/a 1st July 2021 1st July 2021
13 Total Immersion into Astronism: Astroeschatology n/a Special: lecture n/a 6th-7th June 2021 5th July 2021
14 Total Immersion into Astronism: Prismatics, Astroncy & Meta-Astronist Theory n/a Special: lecture n/a 7th-8th June 2021 12th July 2021
15 Global Recognition of Religion or Belief n/a Special: lecture n/a 1st July 2021 19th July 2021
16 Thoughts on the Decline of Religion in the West n/a Singular format n/a 6th July 2021 26th July
17 Cometan at the 2021 Terasem Space Day Giulio Prisco, Namrata Goswami, Natasha Vita-More, Rachel Lyons,

Steven Wolfe

Special: lecture n/a 20th July 2021 2nd August 2021
18 Astronomy in World Religion Michael York
  • Standard: Long-form discussion and interview
  • Bonus episode
n/a 10th July 2021 9th August 2021
19 Settling Space, Expanding Minds Philip van Nedervelde
  • Standard: Long-form discussion and interview
  • Bonus episode
n/a 14th July 2021 16th August 2021

Cast by season

Cast members
Cometan Host
David Warner Mathisen Cast
Harith Ramli Cast
Howard Bloom Cast
Giulia Carla Bassani Cast
Jeffrey Kotyk Cast
Giulio Prisco Cast
Adriano Autino Cast
Steven Wolfe Cast
Alberto Cavallo Cast
Tsvi Bisk Cast
Paul Ziolo Cast
Michael York Cast
Namrata Goswami Guest
Natasha Vita-More Guest
Rachel Lyons Guest
Philip van Nedervelde Cast

Seasons by time period

Seasons by time period
Season Time period No. of episodes
Season 1 October 2020 – February 2021 8
Season 2 March 2021 – August 2021 19

See also