Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/02/01/Desmond_Tutu_Believing_in_the_Dignity_of_All
Archbishop Desmond Tutu argues that modern culture places too much of an emphasis on competitiveness and financial success. "We have seemed to ask, 'Is it profitable?" he says. "We ought to have been asking, 'Is it right?'"
Special Address by Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu with John Hope Bryant, H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Pekka Himanen, and chaired by Klaus Schwab at the World Economic Forum. - World Economic Forum 2009
Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African cleric and activist who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. In 1984, Tutu became the second South African to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Tutu was elected and ordained the first black South African Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, and primate of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa (now the Anglican Church of Southern Africa). Tutu chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and is currently the chairman of The Elders. Tutu is vocal in his defense of human rights and uses his high profile to campaign for the oppressed. Tutu also campaigns to fight AIDS, poverty and racism. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism, and the Gandhi Peace Prize in 2007.
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