Table of Contents for Root Meanings

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Revision: 7 Feb 2023


  • Quality of continuous change exhibited by a living system.
  • Ever-changing, ever-evolving, ever-flowering dynamism of creation.
  • Process of actualizing potential.
  • The actuality of continuous change.
  • Becoming is often contrasted with being, where being is regarded as the unchanging aspect of self and Divinity.
  • Becoming and being are indivisible. Thus being appears to be within becoming and vice versa.
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