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[1] (verb) to ascend; transition from sapience to posthuman or transapient existence. Becoming a transapient. Breaching a singularity barrier. Rising a toposophic level. Ascended beings retain some or many recognisable traits from their former existence. Contrast with transcension.

[2] (noun) location of a famous ascension - e.g. Smith Ascension.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 07 October 2001.