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182). ATHEISM PROPAGATED BY THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONARY DEMOCRATS, the higher stage in the development of revolutionary­ democratic atheism. Revolutionary­ democratic atheism came into being at the same time as bourgeois athe­ ism, namely, when feudalism was in a state of crisis, yet it differed from bourgeois atheism in a number of ways: it was aimed at the broad masses of the working people, bound up with the ideas of Utopian socialism and it was remarkably more consistent. The seeds of revol­ utionary-democratic atheism were first elaborated with any real clarity by Thomas Miinzer (see Engels, "The Peasant War in Germany", in Marx, Engels, Collected Works, Mos­ cow, Vol.

Revolutionary­ democratic atheism came into being at the same time as bourgeois athe­ ism, namely, when feudalism was in a state of crisis, yet it differed from bourgeois atheism in a number of ways: it was aimed at the broad masses of the working people, bound up with the ideas of Utopian socialism and it was remarkably more consistent. The seeds of revol­ utionary-democratic atheism were first elaborated with any real clarity by Thomas Miinzer (see Engels, "The Peasant War in Germany", in Marx, Engels, Collected Works, Mos­ cow, Vol.

See Naturistic theory. ASTROWGY, the belief in the in­ fluence of celestial luminaries on the life a�d destiny of individuals and peoples; the technique of divining events from astronomical observa­ tions. It came into being in Ancient Assyria, Babylon and Egypt. Astro­ logers claimed that it was possible to predict the destiny of individuals and the outcome of imminent events according to the position of the stars and other heavenly bodies and ·these claims attracted wide-scale atten­ tion. Astrologers enjoyed such great authority that many emperors and military commanders only took im­ portant decisions after asking astro­ logers to make heir pr�dictions.

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