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Annie Besant

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No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.

— Annie Besant

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Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.

— Annie Besant

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Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position; denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd.

— Annie Besant

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For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke of women as a necessary evil, and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most.

— Annie Besant

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About Annie Besant

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Did you know about Annie Besant?

She was married at 19 to Frank Besant but separated from him over religious differences. It was announced that the ultimate aim of British rule was Indian self-government and moves in that direction were promised. However his father later changed his mind and began a legal battle to regain the guardianship against the will of the boys.

After the war Annie Besant continued to campaign for Indian independence and for the causes of Theosophy until her death in 1933. She also became involved in politics in India joining the Indian National Congress. She became involved with Union organisers including the Bloody Sunday demonstration and the London matchgirls strike of 1888 and was a leading speaker for the Fabian Society and the Marxist Social Democratic Federation (SDF).

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