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Isopanism

ˈʌɪsəʊpanɪz(ə)m

noun

the principle that all living beings, whether humanoid, animalistic or otherwise, are equal in their animateness and thus deserve respect without fear of exploitation.

Derivatives

  • Isopanist | ˈʌɪsəʊpanɪst | adjective
  • Isopanistic | ˈʌɪsəʊpanɪstɪk | noun
  • Isopanistically | ˈʌɪsəʊpanɪstɪkəli | adverb

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix iso-, denoting equality, combined with the suffixes -pan denoting all and -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in the equality of all.’ 
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