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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
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Main traditions

Prehistoric
(Before c.3300 BCE)
Archaeoastronism (List of branches) · Proto-astralism · North Star cult · Solar religion · Star-cults · Stonehenge religion

Ancient
(c. 3300 BCE to c. 1 BCE)
Asteria · Astraea · Astraeus · Astrolatrism (Moon temple · Moon worship · Sun temple · Sun worship) · Astrology (List of traditions) · Morning Star · Sabaism · Stellar deity (List)

Modern
(Pre-Cometanic forms)

(c. 1 CE to c. 2000 CE)
Modern astrology · Planet worship · Russian cosmism · Transhumanism

Contemporary
(Cometanic forms)

Astronism

(Non-Cometanic forms)
Bruere Praxis · Goertzel Cosmism · Space Renaissance International · Terasem Faith · Turing Church

Astronic-related religions
Ancient Egyptian · Anthroposophy · Aztec · Babylonian · Humanism · Mandaeism · Mayan religion · Mesopotamian · Native American · Neopaganism · Shamanism · Shang-Zhou theology · Singularitarianism · Sumerian · Zoroastrianism · Zuni religion

Main contributors
Cometan
Main practices and beliefs

Pre-Astronist
Astrolatry · Astromancy · Astrotheology · Geocentrism · Heliocentrism · Transtellation

Astronist
Astrocentricity · Cosmocentricity · Cosmomancy · Humanic Exploration of The Cosmos · Millettarian cosmology · Millettarian worldview · Sentientism

Astronic-related beliefs
Animal worship · Animism · Dark Green religion · Earth mother · Earth religion · Ecospirituality · Freethought · Gaianism · Green religion · Nature worship · Naturalism · Omnism · Religious naturalism · Sky deity · Sky father · Thunder god · Totemism · Tree worship · Water deity · Yoism

Primary works
The Grand Centrality · The Omnidoxy · The Grand Lexicon of Millettology

Turing Church is a non-Cometanic contemporary astronomical religion founded by Giulio Prisco and describes itself as transhumanist in theme and orientation. It is classified by Astronist scholarship as an Astronic religion.

Ten Cosmist Convictions

1) Humans will merge with technology, to a rapidly increasing extent. This is a new phase of the evolution of our species, just picking up speed about now. The divide between natural and artificial will blur, then disappear. Some of us will continue to be humans, but with a radically expanded and always growing range of available options, and radically increased diversity and complexity. Others will grow into new forms of intelligence far beyond the human domain.

2) We will develop sentient AI and mind uploading technology. Mind uploading technology will permit an indefinite lifespan to those who choose to leave biology behind and upload. Some uploaded humans will choose to merge with each other and with AIs. This will require reformulations of current notions of self, but we will be able to cope.

3) We will spread to the stars and roam the universe. We will meet and merge with other species out there. We may roam to other dimensions of existence as well, beyond the ones of which we’re currently aware.

4) We will develop interoperable synthetic realities (virtual worlds) able to support sentience. Some uploads will choose to live in virtual worlds. The divide between physical and synthetic realities will blur, then disappear.

5) We will develop spacetime engineering and scientific “future magic” much beyond our current understanding and imagination.

6) Spacetime engineering and future magic will permit achieving, by scientific means, most of the promises of religions — and many amazing things that no human religion ever dreamed. Eventually we will be able to resurrect the dead by “copying them to the future”.

7) Intelligent life will become the main factor in the evolution of the cosmos, and steer it toward an intended path.

8) Radical technological advances will reduce material scarcity drastically, so that abundances of wealth, growth and experience will be available to all minds who so desire. New systems of self-regulation will emerge to mitigate the possibility of mind-creation running amok and exhausting the ample resources of the cosmos.

9) New ethical systems will emerge, based on principles including the spread of joy, growth and freedom through the universe, as well as new principles we cannot yet imagine.

10) All these changes will fundamentally improve the subjective and social experience of humans and our creations and successors, leading to states of individual and shared awareness possessing depth, breadth and wonder far beyond that accessible to “legacy humans”.

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