What ? He is distressed at the spread of wickedness and the neglect of truth. He tries to awaken his people to the importance of righteousness and warns them against following false leaders practicing animal sacrifice, mistreating the cattle
ca. 628 BC- ca. 551 BC
- Balkh, Persia
He conceived of two primeval powers active in the universe, Good and Evil. Our world is the scene of their conflict and admixture
"Zoroaster." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. World History in Context. Web. 20 Nov. 2013.