A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
William Kamkwamba describes dreaming of bringing light to his village in Africa and how he taught himself physics and used spare parts to build a windmill that produced electricity.
- William Kamkwamba a student at the Pan-African Leadership Academy in South Africa and a 2007 TED Global Fellow.
- Bryan Mealer author of "All Things Must Fight to Live" and a former Associated Press correspondent in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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