Zoroastrians believe that good health is the state which Ahura Mazda wishes for everyone and is the natural condition in which the first human was created. All suffering is therefore an affliction of the force of evil Angra Mainyu (Middle Persian, Ahriman). Since the world is the Good Creation of Ahura Mazda (Middle Persian, Ohrmazd) humans have a duty to care for it and expand it through having children, caring for animals and by agriculture. In modern times this attitude has been applied to industry also.

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