Collective

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Collective. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/collective. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

kəˈlɛktɪv

noun  Astroeschatology

humans regarded as a whole rather than as individuals, and a related philosophical position which emphasises the symbiosis of human individuality and collectivity as central to the achievement of transcension; a term especially used in the context of contributionism.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the term collective comes from the Latin word collectivus which itself comes from the verb colligere meaning “gathered together.”

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