And the Lord said: I burn down your cities — how blind you must be I take from you your children and you say how blessed are we You all must be crazy to put your faith in me That's why I love mankind... —"God's Song"
Annie Besant (1847) It was on this date, October 1, 1847, that English Atheist-turned-Theosophist Annie Besant (originally Annie Wood), was born in London. Her widowed mother could find only enough work to support herself, so Annie was reared by a friend. At age 19, she was married off to the Rev. Frank Besant, whose narrow […]