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This article is about a non-fiction entity related to the Astronist belief system or the Astronic tradition.
Any article relating to a fictional entity will be clearly marked as being part of the Spacefaring World

Part of a series on



Anthropology of Astronism · Heterodoxicology · Forms of Astronism · Orthodoxicology · Syncretology

Cultural forms

Counterculture · Subculture · Dominant culture · Popular culture

Designation and identity
Organised philosophy · Appellations · Astronist philosophy of religion
Related topics
Disciplines of Astronism · Outline of Astronism · History of Astronism

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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