Pythagoras of Samos
As one of the most influential ancient scholars, not much is known about his life. But it is known that he was a powerful public speaker and that he highly influenced Greek philosophy and inspired later ancient famous minds such as Plato and Aristotle. He believed in reincarnation ‘as a logical, mathematical necessity’ and in the immortal soul. He most likely was a vegetarian who didn’t eat anything that could be considered having a soul.
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