Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Desmond Tutu should be on T.V. all the time

I have been wondering for a long time why people like Desmond Tutu aren't given prime-time television shows. There should be a whole television network dedicated to the spiritual pursuit of global peace and justice. In the meantime, please read the following by Desmond Tutu on the global arms trade.

The Modern Successor to the Slave Trade
No longer should the peace business be undermined by the arms business
by Desmond Tutu
Independent/UK

For many years, I've been involved in the peace business, doing what I can to help people overcome their differences. In doing so, I've also learnt a lot about the business of war: the arms trade. In my opinion it is the modern slave trade. It is an industry out of control: every day more than 1,000 people are killed by conventional weapons. The vast majority of those people are innocent men, women and children.
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4 comments:

Progressive Butterfly said...

A lot of the people out pursuing peace and justice don't have televisions.

Will said...

good point. But a few more calls to join the movement wouldn't hurt, huh?

sevenofrhymes said...

Tutu is a brilliant man who really has his priorities in the right place. By the way, he is one of the interviewees in the current film "Nobelity," and you can also see his 2004 chat with Jon Stewart via the Daily Show official site.

Will said...

Here's a link to the "Nobelity" trailer, sounds like a great film.
http://www.nobelitythemovie.com/wm_trailer.html