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Zarathustra 6000 BC

-Zarathushtra (Zoroaster in Greek; Zarthosht in India and Persia). Core Teachings-Human man can over come darkness in life through good thoughts, good words and good deeds. These qualities are necessary to ensure happiness and to keep the chaos at bay. This active participation is a central element in Zoroaster's concept of free will.

"When power becomes gracious and descends into the visible — such descent I call beauty. And there is nobody from whom I want beauty as much as from you who are powerful: let your kindness be your final self-conquest."
Mythological evidence
Zoroaster was famous in classical antiquity as the founder of the religion of the Magi. His name is mentioned by Xanthus (fifth century B.C.E.), Plato (c.428-c.348 B.C.E.) in the Alcibiades, Pliny the Elder (23-79 C.E.), Plutarch (c.46-127 C.E.), and Diogenes Laertius (c.200-250 C.E.). Ancient Greek estimates are dependent upon Persian mythology, and give dates as early as the seventh millenni…

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