Freedom, health and wealth

ツツ大司教/Health-e-Nation開会演説
南アフリカ, 2012年, デズモンド·ツツ

Desmond Tutu, an Anglican archbishop from South Africa, was in the news this week. He was in Senegal to accept a special award from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation honouring his lifelong commitment to ‘speaking truth to power’.

The following video shows Archbishop Tutu giving a video address earlier this year to Health-e-Nation, an annual summit for healthcare leaders. He begins (at 0:09) by talking about three words.

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I want to start by sharing with you three little but powerful words: freedom, health and wealth.

These three words are completely interrelated and, depending on where you are in the world today, one of them will be more important than the other two.

There is no wealth without health. There is no freedom without health.

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Note

Archbishop Tutu’s mother tongue is Xhosa.

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