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Nelson Mandela explains the concept of ubuntu

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    [Headings] Nelson Mandela
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    an icon of freedom
    in Africa and the world
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    an inspiring symbol
    of tolerance and humanity
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    the African tradition
    of "ubuntu"
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    what is ubuntu?
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    it is a universal truth
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    it is a way of life
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    it underpins the concept of
    an open society
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    [Journalist] Many people regard you as a
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    personification of ubuntu.
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    What you understand ubuntu to be?
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    [Mandela] In the old days when we were young
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    a traveller through a country
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    would stop at a village
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    and he didn't have to ask for food or for water.
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    Once he stops the people give him food
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    and attend him, that is one aspect of ubuntu.
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    But you'd have to learn various aspects.
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    [Written lines] respect
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    helpfulness
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    sharing
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    community
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    caring
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    trust
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    unselfishness
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    one word
    can mean so much
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    this is the spirit
    of ubuntu
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    [Mandela] Ubuntu does not mean that people
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    should not enrich themselves,
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    the question therefore is:
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    I have got to do so in order to enable
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    the community around you
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    to be able to improve.
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    These are the important things in life
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    and if one can do that
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    you have done something very important
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    which will be appreciated.
Title:
Nelson Mandela explains the concept of ubuntu
Description:

Among the activities carried out with the immigration center of Poggio alla Croce we are refurbishing old computers. Once the computers are renewed with the Linux Ubuntu operating system we offer them to the community, locals and hosts of the immigration center. This video is useful to understand why the name Ubuntu was chosen for a free software.

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Video Language:
English
Duration:
01:37

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