Joseph’s navjote

In the late 1960s, when Neil Armstrong was about to land on the moon, a 14-year-old from Minnesota, USA named Joseph Peterson stumbled upon a copy of the Khordeh Avesta in the local library and devoured it within weeks. He then surprised his local librarian by spurning Mad magazine and sci-fi novels and began to read obsessively about this obscure unknown faith called Zoroastrianism. He was enamored by the teachings of the faith which said every man has a rational choice, and that God created only good and not evil. He convinced his amused mother, a seamstress, to sew for......

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