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The devolution of man, often referred to simply as the Devolution, is the Astronist conception of humanity's condition and fate if transcension does not occur or if the placement of man is not successful. It is categorised as one of the of man doctrines. This is based on the notion that if humanity chooses Evenfall at Twilightide this will happen. Formalised belief in the Devolution is referred to devolutionism.
- devolution of humanity
- devolution of humankind
- devolution of mankind
- the Great Descent
- Dispersarian – relating to the doctrine of the devolution of man.