If earth is a living being, and all the planets in our solar system; then this idea is true for our arm of the galaxy, the galaxy itself and the centre, the galactric group, the superclusters, the arm of the supercluster, and the entire universe
Do the probiotic bacteria in your gut or on your body cease to be living beings because they are not your conscious mind?
Then why would earth not be alive? why would the solar system, not be alive acting as one body? the galaxy? and all of its parts
It is for this reason not only all elements of nature, but the planet itself, the solar system, and the constellations were regarded and played a key role in all ancient animism