10 Questions for Desmond Tutu

The South African Archbishop's new book makes the case for goodness. Desmond Tutu will now take your questions

Stephen Voss / Redux

Desmond Tutu

After all you've seen and endured, are you really as optimistic as your book, Made for Goodness, says you are?

Zelalem Dawit, ADDIS ABABA

I'm not optimistic, no. I'm quite different. I'm hopeful. I am a prisoner of hope. In the world, you have very bad people--Hitler, Idi Amin--and they look like they are going to win. All of them--all of them--have bitten the dust.

Africa has been given a single story line, where all we hear of from the media is hunger, civil war and corruption. How can younger generations correct this misperception?

Anwar Hussaini Adamu

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

Well,...

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